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Issue 40, 2014
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Organocatalytic photoreduction of Zn(II) to zinc metal

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The photoreduction of Zn(II) to Zn metal catalyzed by 8-hydroxyquinoline derivatives is reported. Structure–activity relationships, ideal reaction conditions, and the reaction kinetics are described and a mechanism involving an in situ formed quinolate complex is portrayed.

Graphical abstract: Organocatalytic photoreduction of Zn(ii) to zinc metal

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The article was received on 04 Oct 2013, accepted on 19 Dec 2013 and first published on 23 Dec 2013

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47633B
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 5196-5199
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    Organocatalytic photoreduction of Zn(II) to zinc metal

    A. C. Brooks, K. Basore and S. Bernhard, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 5196
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47633B

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