Excited-state proton transfer in chiral environments. 1. Chiral solvents

Kyril M. Solntsev*, Laren M. Tolbert, Boiko Cohen, Dan Huppert, Yoshihito Hayashi, Yuri Feldman

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Excited-state proton transfer from the "super" photoacid 5,8-dicyano-2-naphthol to 2-butanol is faster in the enantiopure solvent than in its racemic form. The difference observed is discussed in terms of long-range order in homo- and heterodimers of 2-butanol.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9046-9047
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number31
StatePublished - 7 Aug 2002


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