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Thiol–ene/oxidation tandem reaction under visible light photocatalysis: synthesis of alkyl sulfoxides

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The photocatalyzed synthesis of sulfoxides from alkenes and thiols has been carried out using Eosin Y. This is a metal-free method which uses a low catalyst loading, atmospheric oxygen as the oxidant, and visible light conditions (green light). A mechanism has been proposed that is consistent with the experimental results.

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The article was received on 21 Jul 2017, accepted on 04 Sep 2017 and first published on 04 Sep 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05672A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2017,53, 10463-10466
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    Thiol–ene/oxidation tandem reaction under visible light photocatalysis: synthesis of alkyl sulfoxides

    A. Guerrero-Corella, A. María Martinez-Gualda, F. Ahmadi, E. Ming, A. Fraile and J. Alemán, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 10463
    DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05672A

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