Naphthylamines


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Naphthylamines

 

aminonaphthalenes, naphthalene derivatives of the general formula C10 H8-n-(NH2)n typical aromatic amines. The forms that are of practical importance are the α-isomer, which is produced by reduction of a-nitronaphthalene (β-naphthylamine is a carcinogen and therefore is not produced commercially), and also 1,5- and β-naphthalenediamines. Naphthylamines are crystalline solids that dissolve readily in acids but are poorly soluble in water. Naphthylamines and their corresponding sulfonic acids are used in the synthesis of dyes.

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We have developed a green efficient access to iminoquinones from naphthylamines based on the photooxygenation and self-sensitizations, in which naphthylamines play a dual role of providing both photosensitizer and substrate, and [O.sub.2] functions as triplet state trapping agent and oxygen source.
To our disappointment, no desired products were obtained when naphthylamine and anilines were employed in the present reaction system (see Supplementary Materials Figure S6).