Homogeneous photochemical oxidation via singlet O2 in supercritical CO2

Richard A. Bourne, Xue Han, Adrian O. Chapman, Nicholas J. Arrowsmith, Hajime Kawanami, Martyn Poliakoff, Michael W. George

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This communication describes the reaction chemistry of singlet oxygen in supercritical carbon dioxide, demonstrating rapid and quantitative conversion of α-terpinene to ascaridole.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4457-4459
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number37
Publication statusPublished - 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry (all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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