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Photosensitised oxidation of 1-naphthols


Whereas oxidation of 1-naphthols with Fremy's salt often affords significant amounts of the corresponding 1,2-naphthoquinone dye-sensitised photo-oxidation gives exclusively the 1,4-naphthoquinone via the addition of singlet oxygen to the naphthalene ring.

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J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1976, 676-677
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Photosensitised oxidation of 1-naphthols

J. Griffiths, K. Chu and C. Hawkins, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1976, 676
DOI: 10.1039/C39760000676

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