|Title||A highly reducing metal-free photoredox catalyst: design and application in radical dehalogenations.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2015|
|Authors||Discekici EH, Treat NJ, Poelma SO, Mattson KM, Hudson ZM, Luo Y, Hawker CJ, Read de Alaniz J|
|Date Published||2015 Jul 25|
Here we report the use of 10-phenylphenothiazine (PTH) as an inexpensive, highly reducing metal-free photocatalyst for the reduction of carbon-halogen bonds via the trapping of carbon-centered radical intermediates with a mild hydrogen atom donor. Dehalogenations were carried out on various substrates with excellent yields at room temperature in the presence of air.