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Photocatalytic Alpha Arylation of Carbonyls
This invention is a method for the synthesis of alpha arylation of inexpensive, unactivated carbonyl compounds with high yields at room temperature using any photocatalyst (PC) under visible light from blue to red. Background: Functionalization of the C-H bond has evolved as a fundamental principle that underpins both academic and industrial importance...
Published: 11/19/2021   |   Inventor(s): Thomas Gianetti, Md Mubarak Hossain
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Materials > Chemicals, Technology Classifications > Materials > Processing, Technology Classifications > Life Sciences > Small Molecules
Photocatalytic Alpha Arylation of Carbonyl at Room Temperature to Simplify and Reduce Costs of Manufacturing Pharmaceuticals
This invention is a new synthesis route for producing an alpha-aryl substituted cyclic ketone from a cyclic ketone compound using an aryl halide and an acridinium ion photocatalyst. The method of the invention is particularly useful in producing an alpha-aryl substituted cyclic ketone from an un-activated cyclic ketone compound. This is vast improvement...
Published: 5/7/2021   |   Inventor(s): Thomas Gianetti, Md Mubarak Hossain
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Materials > Chemicals
Stable, Organic Homogenous Photocatalysts Without Expensive, Rare Metals
Novel carbenium-based molecules have been designed, synthesized, and tested for use in homogenous photocatalysis. These compounds are redox active, stable, earth-abundant, easy to synthesize, and the molecular design is tunable. These compounds may also be used as highly fluorescent dyes with long lifetimes. Background: Heterogeneous photocatalysts...
Published: 4/27/2020   |   Inventor(s): Thomas Gianetti
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Energy Collection, Storage & Battery, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Low Carbon, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Renewable Energy > Solar/Photovoltaic, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Renewable Energy, Technology Classifications > Materials > Chemicals
Stable, Earth Abundant, Redox-Active, Homogenous Photocatalysts
This invention opens a new class of homogeneous photocatalysts. This invention overcomes current system limitations by creating a new class of carbenium-based compounds which are stable and redox active, comprise earth abundant and inexpensive materials, have a tunable design, and are easy to synthesize at moderate to high temperatures. These compounds...
Published: 2/3/2020   |   Inventor(s): Thomas Gianetti
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Low Carbon, Technology Classifications > Materials > Chemicals