Published Research - Department of Chemistry

 

Date of this Version

2009

Comments

Published in final edited form as: Org Lett. 2009 October 15; 11(20): 4572–4575. doi:10.1021/ol9018216.

Author manuscript; available in PMC 2010 October 15; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2762122/

Abstract

Monoactivated derivatives of 1,1-dihydroperoxides undergo an unprecedented base-promoted fragmentation to efficiently generate singlet oxygen (1O2) in anhydrous organic solvents.