Enhanced Singlet Oxygen Generation in Oxidized Graphitic Carbon Nitride for Organic Synthesis.

Abstract

Experimental data reveal that the incorporation of carbonyl groups into polymer matrix can significantly enhance singlet oxygen ((1) O2 ) generation and suppress production of other reactive oxygen species. Excitonic processes investigated by phosphorescence spectroscopy reveal enhanced triplet-exciton generation in the modified g-C3 N4 , which facilitate (1) O2 generation through an energy transfer process. Benefiting from this, the modified g-C3 N4 shows excellent conversion and selectivity in organic synthesis.

DOI: 10.1002/adma.201601413

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@article{Wang2016EnhancedSO, title={Enhanced Singlet Oxygen Generation in Oxidized Graphitic Carbon Nitride for Organic Synthesis.}, author={Hui Wang and Shenlong Jiang and Shichuan Chen and Dandan Li and Xiaodong Zhang and Wei Shao and Xianshun Sun and Junfeng Xie and Zhi Chang Zhao and Qun Zhang and Yupeng Tian and Yi Xie}, journal={Advanced materials}, year={2016}, volume={28 32}, pages={6940-5} }