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Issue 6, 2020
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Organic electrosynthesis: from academia to industry

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Abstract

The growing impetus to develop greener and more cost-efficient synthetic methods has prompted chemists to look for new ways to activate small organic molecules. Among them, electrosynthesis is one of the greenest and cheapest since it is possible to perform redox reactions without the need for any chemical reagents. Even though electrosynthesis is on the verge of a resurgence, it is far from being a new discipline. In fact, organic electrosynthesis was popularised by Manual Baizer in the early 60s while working at Monsanto. In this article, we will review the major, as well as the most recent, achievements in industrial organic electrosynthesis.

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Submitted
14 Feb 2020
Accepted
21 Apr 2020
First published
21 Apr 2020

React. Chem. Eng., 2020,5, 977-990
Article type
Review Article

Organic electrosynthesis: from academia to industry

M. C. Leech, A. D. Garcia, A. Petti, A. P. Dobbs and K. Lam, React. Chem. Eng., 2020, 5, 977
DOI: 10.1039/D0RE00064G

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