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Issue 11, 2012
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Cyclophane size drives the photochemical behaviour of benzophenone

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Abstract

A new series of all-heterahomocalixarene-type structures was prepared. The new hetera[2n]metacyclophanes obtained contain a benzophenone moiety as photoactive component. Although both forms possess identical building blocks and differ only in ring size, they are markedly different in photochemical reactivity. The cyclophane size is the driving force for the photochemical behaviour of the benzophenone.

Graphical abstract: Cyclophane size drives the photochemical behaviour of benzophenone

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The article was received on 31 Jan 2012, accepted on 01 Mar 2012 and first published on 29 Mar 2012


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C2PP25025J
Citation: Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2012,11, 1645-1651
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    Cyclophane size drives the photochemical behaviour of benzophenone

    Y. Vida and E. Perez-Inestrosa, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2012, 11, 1645
    DOI: 10.1039/C2PP25025J

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