Photoreduction of chloranil by benzhydrol and related compounds. Hydrogen atom abstraction vs sequential electron-proton transfer via quinone triplet radical ion-pairs

  • Jones G
  • Mouli N
  • Haney W
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The photoreduction of chloranil (Q) to the hydroquinone (QH2) in benzene by benzhydrols and by related arylmethanols has been investigated. The products of photooxidation of the benzhydrols are benzophenones, in lieu of formation of benzpinacols. Three distinct ...

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  • Guilford Jones

  • Nandini Mouli

  • William A. Haney

  • William R. Bergmark

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