Ambient-Light-Mediated Copper-Catalyzed C[BOND]C and C[BOND]N Bond Formation

Authors

  • Ing. Michal Majek,

    1. Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Regensburg, Universitätsstrasse 31, 93053 Regensburg (Germany)
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  • Prof. Dr. Axel Jacobi von Wangelin

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    1. Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Regensburg, Universitätsstrasse 31, 93053 Regensburg (Germany)
    • Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Regensburg, Universitätsstrasse 31, 93053 Regensburg (Germany)

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Abstract

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Bringing to light: The rediscovery of visible light as an abundant energy source for organic reactions has most recently brought copper-catalyzed coupling reactions to the center of attention. This Highlight summarizes the most significant advancements in the field of C[BOND]C and C[BOND]N coupling reactions in which covalent copper–substrate complexes are photo-activated.

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