Recent times have witnessed the robustness of visible-light-mediated transformations due to their mild nature and diverse mode of reactivity. These are generally operative via radical pathways under metal or metal-free conditions, enriching the chemistry to synthesize various molecular architectures.
Herein, I will discuss the breaking of C–S and C–F bonds for the generation of C-centred radicals and its application in C–C bond forming reactions using photoredox catalysis and visible light.
Figure 1: Breaking of C–S and C–F bond using visible-light photoredox chemistry .
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