Photosensitized cis-trans isomerization of jojoba wax

Arjeh B. Galun, Eleonora Shaubi, Arie Markus, Sarina Grinberg, Jacob Zabicky

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Jojoba wax solutions were irradiated at wavelengths longer than 366 nm, in the presence of sensitizers, at room temperature. Cis-trans isomerization took place only with sensitizers with triplet energy greater than 68 kcal/mol. Quantum yields were low and a conversion of up to 25% of the trans isomer was achieved at the photostationary state.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)102-103
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Oil & Fat Industries
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering (all)
  • Organic Chemistry


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