Synthesis 2013; 45(19): 2689-2698
DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1338910
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Visible-Light-Induced Intermolecular Atom-Transfer Radical Addition of Benzyl Halides to Olefins: Facile Synthesis of Tetrahydroquinolines

Suva Paria
Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Regensburg, Universitätsstr. 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany   Fax: +49(941)9434631   Email: Oliver.Reiser@chemie.uni-regensburg.de
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Michael Pirtsch
Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Regensburg, Universitätsstr. 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany   Fax: +49(941)9434631   Email: Oliver.Reiser@chemie.uni-regensburg.de
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Viktor Kais
Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Regensburg, Universitätsstr. 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany   Fax: +49(941)9434631   Email: Oliver.Reiser@chemie.uni-regensburg.de
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Oliver Reiser*
Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Regensburg, Universitätsstr. 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany   Fax: +49(941)9434631   Email: Oliver.Reiser@chemie.uni-regensburg.de
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Publication History

Received: 28 February 2013

Accepted after revision: 01 May 2013

Publication Date:
20 June 2013 (online)

Abstract

Cu(dap)2Cl has been utilized as a visible-light photoredox catalyst for the atom-transfer radical addition (ATRA) of benzyl halides to styrenes and silyl enol ethers. The resulting ATRA products can be readily converted into tetrahydroquinolines.

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