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Electron transfer to benzenes by photoactivated neutral organic electron donor molecules

Cahard, Elise and Schoenebeck, Franziska and Garnier, Jean and Cutulic, Sylvain and Zhou, Sheng-Ze and Murphy, John A (2012) Electron transfer to benzenes by photoactivated neutral organic electron donor molecules. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 51 (15). pp. 3673-3676. ISSN 1433-7851

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Abstract

Simple organic electron donors, composed solely of the elements carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen, upon photoactivation, reduce ground-state benzene rings to their radical anions by electron transfer (DMF=dimethylformamide)