Modification of photochemical reactivity by zeolites: Cation enhanced α-cleavage of aryl alkyl ketones included in faujasites

V. Ramamurthy, D. R. Corbin, N. J. Turro, Y. Sato

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Abstract

The yield of Norrish type I products are significantly enhanced when aryl alkyl ketones are photolyzed in the cages of faujasite type zeolites. Exchangeable cations present within the supercages are suggested to be responsible for such an enhanced α-cleavage.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5829-5832
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume30
Issue number43
DOIs
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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