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420nm Light Source

reaction suitability

reaction type: Photocatalysis
reagent type: catalyst

General description

The 420nm LED Light Module is used with the Penn PhD Photoreactor M2 for chemists and researchers to accelerate chemical reactions using photoredox catalysis.

Features and Benefits of Penn PhD Photoreactor M2
  • Modular design allows for use with a variety of wavelengths 365nm – 450nm
  • 360 degree reflective environment maximizes surface area photon capture
  • Light shield interlock prevents user exposure to harmful light rays
  • Interactive touch screen controls reaction parameters
  • Intertek ETL, CE, and CB approved
  • User defined parameters including temperature, light intensity, fan speed and stirring
  • Auto stop, pause and reset options
  • Supports vial sizes gc, 4, 8, 20, 40 ml
  • Temp feedback using a k-type thermocouple


Photocatalysis Technology Spotlight

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Articles
Csp2- and Csp-hybridized coupling reactions are established catalytic approaches. However, multi-step Csp3- and Csp2-coupling reactions of boronic acids and related derivatives are still limited by ineffective two-electron transmetalation reactions.
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Photoredox catalysis is a powerful synthetic methodology to form challenging covalent bonds using light irradiation. It is effective for light-driven polymer and small molecule synthesis.
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The application of radical chemistry towards organic synthesis is well-developed and wide-reaching, though often hampered by a dependence on toxic radical initiators.
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While Markovnikov alkene reactivity is very well developed and utilized commonly in the synthesis of commodity and research chemicals, catalytic access to the anti-Markovnikov-selective adducts is a much less-developed endeavor.
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