Solution-Phase Photochemistry of Cyclobutanones

  1. J. N. Pitts Jr.2,
  2. George S. Hammond3 and
  3. Klaus Gollnick4
  1. D. R. Morton and
  2. N. J. Turro

Published Online: 5 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470133392.ch3

Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 9

Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 9

How to Cite

Morton, D. R. and Turro, N. J. (1974) Solution-Phase Photochemistry of Cyclobutanones, in Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 9 (eds J. N. Pitts, G. S. Hammond and K. Gollnick), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470133392.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, California

  2. 3

    Vice Chancellor of Natural Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, California

  3. 4

    Institut fur Organische Chemie, University Munchen, West Germany

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry Columbia University New York, New York

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1974

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471690924

Online ISBN: 9780470133392



  • cyclobutanones;
  • cyclic ketones;
  • cyclobutanone photochemistry;
  • cyclobutanediones;
  • 3-methylenecyclobutanones


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mechanistic Conclusions

  • Suggestions for Future Research Effort

  • Summary of Solution-Phase Photochemical Reactions of Cyclobutanones