Photo-cleavage of cobalt-carbon bonds of alkylcobalt(III) complexes by iodine with large quantum yields

Shunichi Fukuzumi, Tatsushi Goto, Kunio Ishikawa, Toshio Tanaka

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Abstract

Cobalt-carbon bonds of alkylcobalt(III) complexes are readily cleaved by iodine in carbon tetrachloride to yield alkyl iodides via photoinduced electron-transfer radical chain reactions with large quantum yields (e.g., Φ = 7.0 × 103) under low energy irradiation (λ 509 nm).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)260-261
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1989
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine

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