High-efficiency microphotooxidation using milliwatt LED sources

John M. Carney, Reagan J. Hammer, Martin Hulce, Chad M. Lomas, Dayna Miyashiro

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Abstract

Inexpensive milliwatt light emitting diode (LED) sources allow energy- and atom-efficient microphotochemical reactions. Thus, sources constructed from three 120 mW 5 mm diameter 627 nm LED's enable μmol-mmol scale methylene blue-sensitized singlet oxygen photooxidations of various arenes and cyclopentadienones using a 3-5 M excess of oxygen in 82-98% yields.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)352-355
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume52
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 12 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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