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Flow photochemistry: a meso-scale reactor for industrial applications

Abstract : Developing flow photochemistry, especially at meso-scale where significant productivity is required, remains challenging. There is a need for innovative equipments generating highly controlled flow under light irradiation. In this work, a commercial solution, developed by Corning, is presented and studied by LGC and MEPI on an intramolecular (2+2) photo-cycloaddition. Detailed experimental and modelling analysis has been performed to emphasize the flow reactor behaviour and performances, and demonstrate its capability in producing up to 30g.h-1 of the desired molecule. Through this simple model reaction, the G1 photo-reactor is shown to be an efficient meso-scale reactor for industrial photo-applications development and production.
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Sébastien Elgue, Tristan Aillet, Karine Loubiere, Annelyse Conté, Odile Dechy-Cabaret, et al.. Flow photochemistry: a meso-scale reactor for industrial applications. Chimica Oggi, Teknoscienze Srl, 2015, 33 (5), pp.58-62. ⟨hal-01362104⟩

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