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Potpourri Catalysis – Fascinating Photoredox Chemistry With Organic Dyes

Spring is nearly here in Massachusetts.  The snow has almost completely melted, and the days are getting longer.  Soon the first flowers will bloom and some of those flowers are catalysts for photoredox cross-coupling reactions.  Wait, what?  File this work that...

Do You Know How They Make That Color For Your LED Light Source?

How They Make That Color For Your LED Everyone reading this probably knows what metals, ligands and other reagents are in the reaction that is currently stirring under their hood.  And as chemists, we can often be annoyingly particular about everything that goes into...

Photochemistry 101, Part III: Setting Up Your Initial Photochemistry Reactions

Setting Up Your Initial Photochemistry Reactions This is the third and final part of a three part series designed to help you get started by understanding light sources in photochemistry.  Missed the start of the series where we cover the basics and core principles? ...

Photochemistry 101, Part II: Understanding and Measuring Light Sources

Part II: Understanding and Measuring Light Sources  This is the second part of a three part series designed to help you get started by understanding light sources in photochemistry.  Missed the first part of the series where we cover the basics and core principles? ...