A New Approach to Mechanistic Organic Photochemistry

  1. W. Albert Noyes Jr.2,
  2. Georges S. Hammond3 and
  3. J. N. Pitts Jr.4
  1. Howard E. Zimmerman

Published Online: 5 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470133316.ch6

Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 1

Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 1

How to Cite

Zimmerman, H. E. (1963) A New Approach to Mechanistic Organic Photochemistry, in Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 1 (eds W. A. Noyes, G. S. Hammond and J. N. Pitts), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470133316.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York

  2. 3

    Department of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

  3. 4

    Department of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, California

Author Information

  1. Chemistry Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1963

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470651575

Online ISBN: 9780470133316

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Keywords:

  • mechanistic organic photochemistry;
  • excited state species;
  • electron promotion processes;
  • dienone photochemistry;
  • N-P excitation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • n* Excitation

  • Application of Theory to n* Photochemical Transformations in Dienone Photochemistry

  • Some Further Mechanistic Aspects of n* Treatment

  • Additional n* Reactions

  • π-π* Transformations

  • Conclusion