Photoassisted oxidation of hydrogen bromide to bromine

Benzion Fuchs, Wilfried J.W. Mayer, Sarah Abramson

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Abstract

Irradiation of oxygen-swept aqueous HBr solutions in the presence of catalytic amounts of anthraquinone derivatives (e.g. 2-sulphonate) produces molecular bromine (up to 3 mmol h-1) with quantum yields of up to 0.07.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1711-1713
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number23
DOIs
StatePublished - 1985

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