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Visible-Light-Driven Reductive Carboarylation of Styrenes with CO2 and Aryl Halides

Hao Wang, Yuzhen Gao, Chunlin Zhou and Gang Li*

*Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Fuzhou 350002, Fujian, China, Email:

H. Wang, Y. Gao, C. Zhou, G. Li, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142, 8122-8129.

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c03144

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A visible-light-driven reductive carboarylation of styrenes with CO2 and a broad range of aryl iodides and bromides has been achieved in a regioselective manner.

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Key Words

carboxylation, hydrocarboxylation, arylation, photochemistry, formic acid

ID: J48-Y2020