Photoredox catalysis for novel organic reactions

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  1. Editors: Prof. Markus Antonietti and Prof. Peter H. Seeberger
    Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam

The utilization of light to induce or accelerate a chemical reaction is undoubtedly one of the most promising and sustainable fields in modern organic chemistry. In particular, photoredox catalysis affords facile access to a plethora of transformations that were previously thought to be impossible. These processes rely on a catalyst’s ability to absorb visible light and convert it into chemical energy via single electron transfer to generate the necessitated reactive intermediates. This highly active research field is made up of a diverse community, with research ranging from organometallic and materials chemistry (development of new photocatalysts) to mechanistic and synthetic organic (novel transformations and syntheses) to chemical engineering (improved reactors and processes). This series will be a collection of state-of-the-art research in this continuously growing field, highlighting current progress and provide a perspective for the future of this exciting field.

Potential topics for manuscripts include, but are not limited to:

  • Photoredox catalysis
  • Dyes and metal-based photocatalysts
  • Semiconductor photocatalysts
  • New photochemical reactions
  • Flow photochemistry
  • Artificial photosynthesis

Additional articles on this topic will be published here soon.

  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 17 Jul 2018

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Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2018, 14, 1806–1812, doi:10.3762/bjoc.14.153

  • Review
  • Published 03 Aug 2018

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Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2018, 14, 2035–2064, doi:10.3762/bjoc.14.179

  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 05 Sep 2018

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Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2018, 14, 2331–2339, doi:10.3762/bjoc.14.208

Microfluidic light-driven synthesis of tetracyclic molecular architectures

  1. Javier Mateos,
  2. Nicholas Meneghini,
  3. Marcella Bonchio,
  4. Nadia Marino,
  5. Tommaso Carofiglio,
  6. Xavier Companyó and
  7. Luca Dell’Amico
  • Letter
  • Published 17 Sep 2018

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Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2018, 14, 2418–2424, doi:10.3762/bjoc.14.219

  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 27 Sep 2018

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Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2018, 14, 2520–2528, doi:10.3762/bjoc.14.228

Oxidative and reductive cyclization in stiff dithienylethenes

  1. Michael Kleinwächter,
  2. Ellen Teichmann,
  3. Lutz Grubert,
  4. Martin Herder and
  5. Stefan Hecht
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 09 Nov 2018

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Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2018, 14, 2812–2821, doi:10.3762/bjoc.14.259

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