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Novel differences between the solid state and solution phase photochemistry of 1,2-cyclodecanedione

TitleNovel differences between the solid state and solution phase photochemistry of 1,2-cyclodecanedione
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsOlovsson, G, Scheffer, JR, Trotter, J, Wu, CH
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume38
Pagination6549-6552
Date PublishedSep
Type of ArticleArticle
ISBN Number0040-4039
KeywordsALPHA-DIKETONES, PHOTOCYCLIZATION
Abstract

1,2-Cyclodecanedione (1) undergoes a novel photorearrangement in the crystalline state that is different from the Norrish/Yang type II photocyclization process observed in solution. A possible mechanism is presented and discussed. (C) 1997 Elsevier Science Ltd.

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