Photoreduction of carbon dioxide on zinc sulfide to give four-carbon and two-carbon acids

Brian R. Eggins*, Peter K J Robertson, John H. Stewart, Elaine Woods

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Abstract

Aqueous solutions of CO2 containing tetramethylammonium chloride were photolysed with visible light in the presence of colloidal ZnS to yield tartaric acid, glyoxylic acid, oxalic acid, formic acid and formaldehyde.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)349-350
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine

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