Visible-Light-Induced C[BOND]S Bond Activation: Facile Access to 1,4-Diketones from β-Ketosulfones

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  • Jun Xuan,

    1. Key Laboratory of Pesticide & Chemical Biology, Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry, Central China Normal University, 152 Luoyu Road, Wuhan, Hubei 430079 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 27-67862041
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  • Zhu-Jia Feng,

    1. Key Laboratory of Pesticide & Chemical Biology, Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry, Central China Normal University, 152 Luoyu Road, Wuhan, Hubei 430079 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 27-67862041
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  • Prof. Dr. Jia-Rong Chen,

    1. Key Laboratory of Pesticide & Chemical Biology, Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry, Central China Normal University, 152 Luoyu Road, Wuhan, Hubei 430079 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 27-67862041
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  • Dr. Liang-Qiu Lu,

    Corresponding author
    1. Key Laboratory of Pesticide & Chemical Biology, Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry, Central China Normal University, 152 Luoyu Road, Wuhan, Hubei 430079 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 27-67862041
    • Key Laboratory of Pesticide & Chemical Biology, Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry, Central China Normal University, 152 Luoyu Road, Wuhan, Hubei 430079 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 27-67862041

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  • Prof. Dr. Wen-Jing Xiao

    Corresponding author
    1. Key Laboratory of Pesticide & Chemical Biology, Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry, Central China Normal University, 152 Luoyu Road, Wuhan, Hubei 430079 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 27-67862041
    2. Collaborative Innovation Center of Chemical Science and Engineering, Tianjin (P.R. China)
    • Key Laboratory of Pesticide & Chemical Biology, Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry, Central China Normal University, 152 Luoyu Road, Wuhan, Hubei 430079 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 27-67862041

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Abstract

A novel method for the synthesis of 1,4-diketones from β-ketosulfones was developed by means of a visible light-induced C[BOND]S bond activation process. Symmetrical and unsymmetrical 1,4-diketones can be easily prepared in moderate to good yields.

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