Photooxidation of cyclohexane by atmospheric oxygen in 2-propanol or methanol catalyzed by FeCl3

  • G. B. Shul'pin
  • A. N. Druzhinina
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Abstract

Cyclohexane is oxidized to cyclohexanol as well as cyclohexanone upon photoir-radiation of its solution in 2-propanol or methanol in the presence of catalytic amounts of FeCl3.

Keywords

photocatalysis homogeneous catalysis oxidation alkanes metal complexes ferric chloride 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1992

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  • G. B. Shul'pin
  • A. N. Druzhinina

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