11. The photochemistry of organic acids, esters, anhydrides, lactones and imides

  1. Saul Patai
  1. Richard S. Givens and
  2. Nissim Levi

Published Online: 16 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470771587.ch11

Acid Derivatives: Volume 1 (1979)

Acid Derivatives: Volume 1 (1979)

How to Cite

Givens, R. S. and Levi, N. (1979) The photochemistry of organic acids, esters, anhydrides, lactones and imides, in Acid Derivatives: Volume 1 (1979) (ed S. Patai), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470771587.ch11

Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Author Information

  1. Chemistry Department, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045, U.S.A.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 17 OCT 1979

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471996101

Online ISBN: 9780470771587

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Keywords:

  • functional groups;
  • photochemistry;
  • organic acids;
  • photoreaction;
  • carbon monoxide

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Elementary Excited-State Processes

  • Photodecarbonylation

  • Photodecarboxylation

  • Hydrogen Abstraction by Carboxyl Oxygen

  • Rearrangement and Solvolysis Reactions

  • Acknowledgments

  • Addendum

  • References