Construction of Carbon-Carbon and Carbon-Heteroatom Bonds: Enabled by Visible Light

Author(s): Animesh Mondal, Chhanda Mukhopadhyay*.

Journal Name: Current Organic Chemistry

Volume 24 , Issue 1 , 2020

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The present review provides an overview of visible light-mediated environment- friendly approaches over the past decade for the formation of carbon-carbon and carbon-heteroatom framework. This area has recently emerged as a versatile, environmentally benign and green platform for the development of a highly sustainable synthetic methodology. According to the recent advancements, visible light has come to the forefront in synthetic organic chemistry as a powerful green strategy for the activation of small molecules.

Keywords: Visible-light, Photo-redox catalyst, Sustainable technique, Carbon-carbon bond, Carbon-heteroatom bond, Radical cascade, Cross-coupling.

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Year: 2020
Page: [44 - 73]
Pages: 30
DOI: 10.2174/1385272824666200211115154
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