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Lead-Halide Perovskites for Photocatalytic α-Alkylation of Aldehydes

Xiaolin Zhu, Yixiong Lin, Yue Sun, Matthew C. Beard, Yong Yan*

*Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182, United States, Email:

X. Zhu, Y. Lin, Y. Sun, M. C. Beard, Y. Yan, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 733-738.

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b08720 (free Supporting Information)

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The perovskite colloid CsPbBr3 can selectively photocatalyze α-alkylation of aldehydes with a turnover number (TON) of over 52,000 under visible light illumination.

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Key Words

1,4-diketones, photochemistry

ID: J48-Y2019