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CRC Handbook of Organic Photochemistry and Photobiology, Third Edition - Two Volume Set

ISBN 9781439899335
Published March 21, 2012 by CRC Press
1694 Pages

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The only combined organic photochemistry and photobiology handbook

As spectroscopic, synthetic and biological tools become more and more sophisticated, photochemistry and photobiology are merging—making interdisciplinary research essential. Following in the footsteps of its bestselling predecessors, the CRC Handbook of Organic Photochemistry and Photobiology, Third Edition has evolved into a state-of-the-art collection on modern aspects of photochemistry and photobiology.

A compilation 67 of topical reviews by leading experts, this compilation provides cutting-edge information on the applications of photochemical and photobiological principles, techniques, and methodologies.

New and updated topics in this edition include

  • Industrial photochemistry
  • Photocatalyic water splitting
  • Photocatalysis
  • Photostability of drugs
  • Photochemistry in microreactors
  • Photochemical key-steps in organic synthesis
  • Photochirogenesis
  • Photolabile protecting groups
  • Solar photochemistry
  • Computational photochemistry and photobiology
  • Spin-center shift reactions
  • Sustainable photochemistry
  • Artificial photosynthetic systems
  • Biology of UV-A radiation
  • UV radiation and vitamin D
  • Photodynamic drug delivery
  • Photoimmunology
  • Photodermatology
  • Endogenous antioxidant photoprotection and its enhancement in human skin
  • Phototoxicity of drugs
  • Photodynamic approaches to water disinfection 

This high-quality and concise collection bridges traditional topics, current trends, and future directions to provide you with the most authoritative and complete resource available on the subject. The IUPAC glossary of photochemistry is included as a CD-ROM.

Table of Contents

Industrial Photochemistry
André M. Braun, Günther H. Peschl, and Esther Oliveros
Excilamp Photochemistry
Thomas Oppenländer
Oksana Shvydkiv and Michael Oelgemöller
Photolabile Protecting Groups in Organic Synthesis
Christian G. Bochet and Aurélien Blanc
Photochemical Key Steps in Organic Synthesis
Norbert Hoffmann
Cheng Yang and Yoshihisa Inoue
Enantioselective Photoreactions in Solution
Kerrie A.B. Austin and Thorsten Bach
Spin-Center Shift Reactions
Pablo Wessig
Photochemistry in Ecosustainable Syntheses
Valentina Dichiarante and Stefano Protti
Solar Photochemistry
Emma E. Coyle and Michael Oelgemöller
Photochemistry in Alternative Media
Tadashi Mori and Yoshihisa Inoue
Cryogenic Matrix Photochemistry
Goetz Bucher
Preparative and Mechanistic Semiconductor Photocatalysis
Horst Kisch and Dariusz Mitoraj
Radical Photochemistry
Uta Wille
Recent Advances in the Photoinduced Radical Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions
Maria E. Budén, Sandra E. Martín, and Roberto A. Rossi
Photochemistry of Aryl Halides
Luca Pretali and Angelo Albini
Photochemistry of Phosphate and Sulfonate Esters
Davide Ravelli and Maurizio Fagnoni
Stabilized Carbocations Generated by Photoheterolysis
W. Abraham
Intermolecular Photochemical Hydrogen Abstraction
Niall W.A. Geraghty and Mary Treasa Lohan
Inter- and Intramolecular Photocycloaddition of Aromatic Compounds
Hajime Maeda and Kazuhiko Mizuno
Di-π-Methane Rearrangement Howard E. Zimmerman
Oxa-Di-π-Methane Rearrangement of β,γ-Unsaturated Ketones V. Jayathirtha Rao and Kolupula Srinivas
Photochemical Bergman Cyclization and Related Photoreactions of Enediynes
Igor V. Alabugin, Wang-Yong Yang, and Runa Pal
Scope and Limitations of Hula-Twist Mechanism of Photoisomerization
Robert S.H. Liu, Yao-Peng Zhao, and Lan-Ying Yang
Karola Rück-Braun, Kerstin Mayer, Andreas Hebert, and Fabian Michalik
Photoenolization and Its Applications
Petr Klán, Jakob Wirz, and Anna D. Gudmundsdottir
Paternò–Büchi Reaction
Maurizio D’Auria
Quinone Photochemistry
H. Görner
Photodecarboxylation of Arylacetic Acids
Matthew Lukeman
Photooxygenation, [2+2] and [4+2]
Maria Rosaria Iesce and Flavio Cermola
Singlet Oxygen-Mediated Allylic Oxidation
Mariza N. Alberti and Michael Orfanopoulos
Photooxygenations of Sulfur Compounds
Edward L. Clennan
Jacek Waluk
Photochemical Transformations Involving Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines
Natalia N. Sergeeva and Mathias O. Senge
Photochemical Routes for Metal Nanoparticle Synthesis
Katherine L. McGilvray and J.C. Scaiano
Photocatalytic Water Splitting
Junwang Tang and Alexander J. Cowan
Overview of the Development of Integrated Photocatalytic Adsorbents (IPCAs) for Water Treatment Using Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) and Activated Carbon
David Keane, Kieran Nolan, Anne Morrissey, Michael Oelgemöller, Shaik Basha, and John Tobin
Molecular Logic Based on Optical Signaling
Uwe Pischel and Joakim Andréasson
Application of Photophysics to the Study of Supramolecular Dynamics
Tamara C.S. Pace and Cornelia Bohne
Photostability of Drugs and Drug Products
Beverley Glass
Computational Photochemistry and Photobiology
Patrick Z. El-Khoury, Igor Schapiro, Mark Huntress, Federico Melaccio, Samer Gozem, Luis Manuel Frutos, and Massimo Olivucci
DNA Fluorescence
Dimitra Markovitsi, Thomas Gustavsson, and Akos Banyasz
Action Spectroscopy
Edward D. Lipson
Action Spectroscopy
Thomas P. Coohill and Francesco Ghetti
Giulio Jori
Photoecology and Environmental Photobiology
Donat-P. Häder
Photoactive Yellow Protein, the Prototype Xanthopsin
Johnny Hendriks, Marijke Hospes, and Klaas J. Hellingwerf
Photomovements in Eukaryotic Microorganisms
Giovanni Checcucci and Francesco Ghetti
Transport and Sensory Rhodopsins in Microorganisms
Yuki Sudo
Nonvisual Photosensitivity and Circadian Vision
Carlo Musio and Silvia Santillo
The Essential Role of Retinoids as Ligands for Visual Pigment Formation in and Survival of Cone Photoreceptors
Peter H. Tang and Rosalie K. Crouch
Phytochrome: Molecular Mechanisms for Light Signaling in Plants
Jeong-Il Kim, Yun-Jeong Han, and Pill-Soon Song
Blue Light Regulation in Plants and Microorganisms
Aba Losi and Wolfgang Gärtner
Vadim R. Viviani
Artificial Photosynthetic Systems
Péter Maróti and Massimo Trotta
Fluorescent Proteins
Ranieri Bizzarri and Riccardo Nifosi
Formation and Repair of UV-Induced DNA Damage
Thierry Douki
The Biology of UVA Radiation
Rex M. Tyrrell and Evelyne Sage
Ultraviolet Radiation and Vitamin D
Lesley E. Rhodes and Ann R. Webb
Endogenous Antioxidant Photoprotection and Its Enhancement in Human Skin
Maryam Afshar and Antony R. Young
The Acute and Chronic Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation, Visible Light, and Infrared
Saroj M. Verma and Gillian M. Murphy
Phototherapy and Photochemotherapy in Dermatology
Calzavara-Pinton Piergiacomo, Arisi Mariachiara, Ortel Bernhard, and Rossi Mariateresa
Vivienne E. Reeve
Photodynamic Therapy
Clare Conway and Stanley B. Brown
Photodynamic Drug Delivery
Julie Tzu-Wen Wang, Josephine H. Woodhams, Alexander J. MacRobert, Stephen G. Bown, and Kristian Berg
Phototoxicity of Drugs
Virginie Lhiaubet-Vallet and Miguel Angel Miranda
Photodynamic Approaches to Water Disinfection
Michela Magaraggia and Giulio Jori

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Axel G. Griesbeck studied political science and chemistry at the University of Munich, Germany, where he received his doctoral degree in 1984 for work on singlet oxygen. After postdoctoral positions in Würzburg, ETH Zürich, and the Weizmann-Institute in Rehovot, he finished his habilitation in 1991 at the University of Würzburg. Since 1995, he has been a professor of organic chemistry and photochemistry in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany. He was a visiting professor at Wisconsin (Madison, Wisconsin), Tsukuba (Japan), and Tapei (Taiwan) and received the Grammaticakis-Neumann prize in 1997 and the Honda-Fujishima award in 2009. His current research activities are focused on using organic molecules as substrates and as catalysts for photoinduced reactions, either directly excited or generated by energy transfer as well as by electron transfer processes. The reactions are performed in solution phase, in gas phase, or in nanocompartments. Recent applications of these processes are the syntheses of antimalaria-active peroxides by photooxygenation.

Michael Oelgemöller received his diploma from the University of Münster, Germany in 1995 and his PhD from the University of Cologne, Germany in 1999. He was a researcher at the Photochirogenesis Project in Osaka (1999–2001) and at Bayer CropScience Japan in Yuki (2001–2004). From 2004 to 2008 he held a position as a lecturer in organic and medicinal chemistry at Dublin City University in Ireland. In February 2009, he joined James Cook University in Australia as an associate professor in organic chemistry. In 2000, he received the Kurt-Alder award of the University of Cologne. He was a visiting professor at the University of Pau in France in 2009, Osaka Prefecture University in Japan in 2011 and the Nara Institute of Science and Technology in 2012. His research activities include synthetic organic photochemistry, solar photochemistry, the development of new photochemical synthesis tools, and photochemical water treatment.

Francesco Ghetti graduated in physics from Pisa University in 1980 and has been a researcher at the Institute of Biophysics (Pisa section) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) since 1985. His main research topics are photomotile reactions in microorganisms and related primary events of phototransduction and biological effects of environmental ultraviolet radiation on microorganisms and plants. He has served as treasurer of the European Society for Photobiology (1999–present), as president of the Italian Society for Photobiology (2002–2007), and as one of the vice presidents of the International Union for Photobiology (2004–2009). He has also organized several international photobiology congresses, directed NATO advanced study institutes, and chaired numerous symposia.