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A new entry to sonochemical/efficient agitation switching: alkene formation through epoxide deoxygenation

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posted on 09.01.2014, 16:08 by Benjamin BuckleyBenjamin Buckley, Anish P. Patel, Upul Wijayantha-Kahagala-GamageUpul Wijayantha-Kahagala-Gamage
'Sonochemical switching' whereby the pathway of a reaction is changed under sonication conditions was first reported by Ando, and in fact could just be the consequence of efficient agitation. We herein report a new addition to this switching phenomenon in which epoxides are converted to cyclic carbonates by addition of CO under standard heating/electrolysis conditions but are 'switched' to alkenes under deoxygenating sonochemical conditions. © Georg Thieme Verlag.

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B.R.B. and K.G.U.W. would like to thank Research Councils UK for RCUK fellowships and Loughborough University for funding a PhD studentship to A.P.P.

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BUCKLEY, B.R., PATEL, A.P. and WIJAYANTHA, K.G.U., 2014. A new entry to sonochemical/efficient agitation switching: alkene formation through epoxide deoxygenation. Synlett, 25 (2), pp. 197-200.

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© Georg Thieme Verlag KG

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AM (Accepted Manuscript)

Publication date

2014

Notes

This article was published as a letter in the journal, Synlett [© Georg Thieme Verlag] and the definitive version is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0033-1340109

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0936-5214

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1437-2096

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en