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Organic Photochemistry

1st Edition

By V. Ramamurthy

CRC Press

608 pages

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Features surveys of all areas of organic, inorganic, physical and biological photochemistry. The text serves as a source of scientific findings pertinent to chemistry and biochemistry. It addresses the state of developments in the field, employing reviews of active research, including recent innovations, techniques and applications.

Table of Contents

The photochemistry of sulfoxides and related compounds; the photochemistry of pyrazoles and isothiazoles; photochemistry of (S-hetero)cyclic unsaturated carbonyl compounds; photochemistry of conjugated polyalkynes; photochemistry and photophysics of carbocations; regio- and stereoselective 2+2 photocycloadditions; photoinduced redox reactions in organic synthesis; photochemical reactions on semiconductor particles for organic synthesis; photophysics and photochemistry of fullerene materials; use of photophysical probes to study dynamic processes in supramolecular structures; photophysical and photochemical properties of squaraines in homogeneous and heterogeneous media; absorption, fluorescence emission and photophysics of squaraines.

About the Author

V. RAMAMURTHY is the Bernard-Bans Professor of Chemistry at Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana. The coauthor of over 200 research publications, he is a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences and a member of the American Chemical Society and the Inter-American Photochemical Society, among others. Following his undergraduate education in India, Dr. Ramamurthy trained in photochemistry under the stewardships of R. S. H. Liu, P. de Mayo, and N. J. Turro. He received the Ph.D. degree (1974) from the University of Hawaii, Honolulu. KIRK S. SCHANZE is an Associate Professor in chemistry at the University of Florida, Gainesville. The coauthor of over 60 journal publications, he is a member of the American Chemical Society and the American Society for Photobiology, among others. Dr. Schanze received the B.S. degree (1979) in chemistry from Florida State University, Tallahassee, and the Ph.D. degree (1983) in chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical