Visible light mediated azomethine ylide formation - Photoredox catalyzed [3+2] cycloadditions

Magnus Rueping*, Daniele Leonori, Thomas Poisson

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The synthesis of highly functionalised N-heterocycles has been achieved by the visible light mediated photoredox conversion of tertiary amines to azomethine ylides and their further reaction with maleimide derivatives as dipolarophiles.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9615-9617
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number34
StatePublished - Sep 14 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)


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