Template directed photodimerization of trans-1,2-bis(n-pyridyl)-ethylenes and stilbazoles in water

Mahesh Pattabiraman, Arunkumar Natarajan, Raja Kaliappan, Joel T. Mague, V. Ramamurthy

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Template induced photodimerization of trans-1,2-bis(n-pyridyl)ethylene dihydrochlorides and trans-n-stilbazole hydrochlorides within cucurbit[8]uril in aqueous media leads to high yields of the syn dimer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4542-4544
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number36
StatePublished - Sep 28 2005


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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