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Solvent-Free Photosynthesis of Cyclobutanes: Photodimerization of Crystalline Olefins

Cyclobutanes (2005)

  1. Arunkumar Natarajan,
  2. V. Ramamurthy

Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682531.pat0332

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

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Natarajan, A. and Ramamurthy, V. 2009. Solvent-Free Photosynthesis of Cyclobutanes: Photodimerization of Crystalline Olefins. Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups. .

Author Information

  1. Tulane University, Department of Chemistry, New Orleans, LA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Photodimerization of Cinnamic Acids: Emergence of Topochemical Postulates
  • 3
    Photodimerization of Coumarins, Styrylcoumarins and Benzylidenecyclopentanones
  • 4
    Reaction Cavity Concept: Role of Empty Space and Immediate Neighbors
  • 5
    Fine Tuning of Topochemical Postulates
  • 6
    Impact of Excitation on Molecular Geometry and Intermolecular Arrangement
  • 7
    Crystal Engineering
  • 8
    Does Dimerization Precede Geometric Isomerization?
  • 9
    Single Crystal to Single Crystal Photodimerization of Olefins
  • 10
    Concluding Remarks
  • 11
    Appendix: More Examples of Solid State Photodimerization of Olefins
  • 12
    Acknowledgment

Keywords:

  • olefin photodimerization and cyclobutanes in crystals;
  • cinnamic acid photodimerization;
  • reaction cavity concept;
  • topochemical postulates;
  • static concept of preorganization;
  • crystal engineering;
  • dimerization preceding geometric isomerization;
  • single crystal to single crystal (SCSC)

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Compound 4
Molecular Weight:176.1687
Molecular Formula:C10H8O3
InChIKey:LBOUHDMYVURTMA-AATRIKPKSA-N
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Compound 2
Molecular Weight:180.588
Molecular Formula:C9H5ClO2
InChIKey:BWPNKJCEDYRUCB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Compound 16
Molecular Weight:176.1687
Molecular Formula:C10H8O3
InChIKey:LIIALPBMIOVAHH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Compound 1
Molecular Weight:288.0817
Molecular Formula:C10H9IO2
InChIKey:IDATZIWFZZIKNZ-QPJJXVBHSA-N
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Compound 3
Molecular Weight:354.4825
Molecular Formula:C23H30O3
InChIKey:HQMNCQVAMBCHCO-DJRRULDNSA-N
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Compound 5
Molecular Weight:231.2918
Molecular Formula:C17H13N
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Compound 6
Molecular Weight:284.3544
Molecular Formula:C20H16N2
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Compound 7
Molecular Weight:248.3175
Molecular Formula:C15H20O3
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Compound 8
Molecular Weight:223.1822
Molecular Formula:C10H9NO5
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Compound 9
Molecular Weight:226.3135
Molecular Formula:C16H18O
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Compound 10
Molecular Weight:274.3563
Molecular Formula:C20H18O
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Compound 11
Molecular Weight:172.2231
Molecular Formula:C12H12O
InChIKey:ZFJFROHCPHULKY-PKNBQFBNSA-N
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Compound 12
Molecular Weight:346.3346
Molecular Formula:C17H18N2O6
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Compound 13
Molecular Weight:241.081
Molecular Formula:C10H9BrO2
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Compound 14
Molecular Weight:292.2905
Molecular Formula:C13H16N4O4
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Compound 15
Molecular Weight:268.2641
Molecular Formula:C16H12O4
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Compound 17
Molecular Weight:260.3297
Molecular Formula:C19H16O
InChIKey:CVTOCKKPVXJIJK-HBKJEHTGSA-N
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Compound 18
Molecular Weight:338.3985
Molecular Formula:C24H18O2
InChIKey:YDJKHVQLADEYIK-JYFOCSDGSA-N
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Compound 19
Molecular Weight:414.4945
Molecular Formula:C30H22O2
InChIKey:WXTPRAZNOXQAFY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Compound 20
Molecular Weight:483.385
Molecular Formula:C30H20Cl2O2
InChIKey:CJETXAUUVYDHTN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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