Zhipeng YuPrinciple Investigator, Sichuan University
- Sichuan University
Contributor Comms Chemistry
Azobenzene is the most common photo-switch molecule. Particularly, seven-membered cyclic-azobenzene could convert photo-energy into ring-strain energy by itself. When the ring-strain helps its cycloaddition toward nitrile imine dipole, a new type of "photo-click" reaction is on the way.