Oxidative C-C Bond Cleavage of Aldehydes via Visible-Light Photoredox Catalysis
Hongnan Sun, Chao Yang, Fei Gao, Zhe Li and Wujiong Xia*
*State Key Lab of Urban Water Resource and Environment, the Academy of Fundamental and Interdisciplinary Sciences, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150080, China, Email: xiawjhit.edu.cn
H. Sun, C. Yang, F. Gao, Z. Li, W. Xia, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 624-627.
DOI: 10.1021/ol303437m (free Supporting Information)
The visible-light mediated oxidative C-C bond cleavage of aldehydes has been achieved in good yields at ambient temperature and open to air using Ru(bpy)3Cl2 as the photoredox catalyst.
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