The triplet sensitized reaction of singlet oxygen with 2,5-ditertiarybutylfuran: yield evidence for inefficient triplet energy transfer from benzophenone to oxygen

A. A. Gorman, I. R. Gould, I. Hamblett

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Abstract

The reaction of 2,5-ditertiarybutylfuran with singlet oxygen has been used as a monitor to show that the quenching of triplet benzophenone by oxygen gives singlet oxygen with considerably less than unit efficiency.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1087-1090
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume21
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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