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Title: Photochemical dimerization and functionalization of alkanes, ethers, primary and secondary alcohols, phosphine oxides and silanes

Abstract

The space-time yield and/or the selectivity of the photochemical dimerization of alkanes, ethers, primary and secondary alcohols, phosphine oxides and primary, secondary and tertiary silanes with Hg and U.V. light is enhanced by refluxing the substrate in the irradiated reaction zone at a temperature at which the dimer product condenses and remains condensed promptly upon its formation. Cross-dimerization of the alkanes, ethers and silanes with primary alcohols is disclosed, as is the functionalization to aldehydes of the alkanes with carbon monoxide.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Bethany, CT)
  2. (East Haven, CT)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Yale University
OSTI Identifier:
867133
Patent Number(s):
4874488
Assignee:
Yale University (New Haven, CT) CHO
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-84ER13297
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
photochemical; dimerization; functionalization; alkanes; ethers; primary; secondary; alcohols; phosphine; oxides; silanes; space-time; yield; selectivity; tertiary; hg; light; enhanced; refluxing; substrate; irradiated; reaction; zone; temperature; dimer; product; condenses; remains; condensed; promptly; formation; cross-dimerization; disclosed; aldehydes; carbon; monoxide; photochemical dimerization; phosphine oxide; primary alcohols; carbon monoxide; reaction zone; phosphine oxides; space-time yield; tertiary silanes; secondary alcohol; /204/

Citation Formats

Crabtree, Robert H., and Brown, Stephen H. Photochemical dimerization and functionalization of alkanes, ethers, primary and secondary alcohols, phosphine oxides and silanes. United States: N. p., 1989. Web.
Crabtree, Robert H., & Brown, Stephen H. Photochemical dimerization and functionalization of alkanes, ethers, primary and secondary alcohols, phosphine oxides and silanes. United States.
Crabtree, Robert H., and Brown, Stephen H. Sun . "Photochemical dimerization and functionalization of alkanes, ethers, primary and secondary alcohols, phosphine oxides and silanes". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/867133.
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title = {Photochemical dimerization and functionalization of alkanes, ethers, primary and secondary alcohols, phosphine oxides and silanes},
author = {Crabtree, Robert H. and Brown, Stephen H.},
abstractNote = {The space-time yield and/or the selectivity of the photochemical dimerization of alkanes, ethers, primary and secondary alcohols, phosphine oxides and primary, secondary and tertiary silanes with Hg and U.V. light is enhanced by refluxing the substrate in the irradiated reaction zone at a temperature at which the dimer product condenses and remains condensed promptly upon its formation. Cross-dimerization of the alkanes, ethers and silanes with primary alcohols is disclosed, as is the functionalization to aldehydes of the alkanes with carbon monoxide.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1989},
month = {1}
}

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