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Green chemistry and photochemistry were born at the same time

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Abstract

Where to look for really ‘green’ synthetic methods, under conditions as mild as those nature uses? A hundred years ago, a great scientist, Giacomo Ciamician, confronted the problem. He had no doubt of the answer: it was solar light. The approach and the discoveries by Ciamician are illustrated in connection with present-day green chemistry.

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The article was received on 11 Aug 2003 and first published on 02 Oct 2003


Article type: Tutorial Review
DOI: 10.1039/B309592D
Citation: Green Chem., 2004,6, 1-6
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    Green chemistry and photochemistry were born at the same time

    A. Albini and M. Fagnoni, Green Chem., 2004, 6, 1
    DOI: 10.1039/B309592D

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