Heavy atom quenching of the singlet delta dioxygen molecule (1Δg O2)

E. J. Corey, Ahsan U. Khan, Deok-Chan Ha

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Evidence is provided from quenching experiments that heavy atom spin-orbit coupling and donor-acceptor interactions can both contribute to deactivation of 1Δ O2, and that heavy atom quenching is ineffective for poor electron donors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1389-1392
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery

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