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Visible Light Photoredox-Catalyzed Arylative Ring Expansion of 1-(1-Arylvinyl)cyclobutanol Derivatives

Su Jin Kwon and Dae Young Kim*

*Department of Chemistry, Soonchunhyang University, Asan, Chungnam 31538, Korea, Email:

S. J. Kwon, D. Y. Kim, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 4562-4565.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b02201

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A mild and operationally simple visible light mediated photocatalytic arylation/ring expansion of alkenylcyclobutanols in the presence of aryldiazonium salts provides functionalized cyclic ketones.

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Key Words

ring expansion, cyclopentanones

ID: J54-Y2016