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Keywords:

  • arylsulfonyl chlorides;
  • cyclizations;
  • enynes;
  • ruthenium;
  • visible-light photocatalysis
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Ray of light: 10a,11-Dihydro-10H-benzo[b]fluorenes were synthesized by a visible-light-catalyzed tandem cyclization of 1,6-enynes with arylsulfonyl chlorides. This method extends the scope of enyne cyclizations and represents a new synthetic application of arylsulfonyl chlorides.