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Asymmetric catalysis of triplet-state photoreactions

For many decades, stereocontrol in triplet-state photoreactions was widely regarded an elusive goal. Catalytic strategies to influence the reactivity of transient electronically excited intermediates remains a significant challenge, but many distinctive molecular scaffolds are uniquely available through excited-state chemistry . This Chapter summarizes studies ranging from the first asymmetric photoisomerizations to recent developments in highly enantioselective photocycloaddition reactions.

Print publication date: 03 Sep 2018
Copyright year: 2019
Print ISBN: 978-1-78801-336-9
PDF eISBN: 978-1-78801-359-8
ePub eISBN: 978-1-78801-559-2
From the book series:
SPR - Photochemistry