ACID ENHANCEMENT EFFECT IN THE CLEAN OXIDATION OF TOLUENES PHOTOCATALYZED BY TIO2

D. Worsley, Andrew Mills, K. Smith, M.G. Hutchings

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Abstract

The yield of substituted benzaldehydes and benzoic acids formed by the aerial oxidation of a range of substituted toluenes photocatalysed by titanium dioxide in acetonitrile is dramatically improved by the addition of small amounts of sulfuric acid.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1119-1120
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Volume1
Publication statusPublished - 1995

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