PhotoGreen Lab publications



  • Protti, S.; Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M. "Wavelength dependence and wavelength selectivity in photochemical reactions" Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2019, 18, 2094-2101. DOI: 10.1039/C8PP00512E

  • Merli, D.; Profumo, A.; Tinivella, S.; Protti, S. "From smart drugs to smartphone: A colorimetric spot test for the analysis of the synthetic cannabinoid AB-001" Forensic Chem. 2019, 14, 100167. DOI: 10.1016/j.forc.2019.100167

  • Nikl, J.; Ravelli, D.; Schollmeyer, D.; Waldvogel, S. R. "Straightforward Electrochemical Sulfonylation of Arenes and Aniline Derivatives using Sodium Sulfinates" ChemElectroChem 2019, 6, 4450-4455. DOI: 10.1002/celc.201901212

  • Protti, S. "ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Virtual Special Issue on Chemical Conversion of Biomass to Fine and Platform Chemicals" ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2019, 16, 13584-13585. DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b04239

  • Raviola, C.; Capaldo, L.; Ravelli, D. "A tan for molecules: photocatalyzed synthesis with direct sunlight" Rend. Lincei-Sci. Fis. 2019, 30, 485-495. DOI: 10.1007/s12210-019-00826-4

  • Ravelli, D.; Isernia, P.; Acquarulo, A.; Profumo, A.; Merli, D. "Voltammetric Determination of Binding Constant and Stoichiometry of Albumin (Human, Bovine, Ovine)-Drug Complexes" Anal. Chem. 2019, 91, 10110-10115. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.9b02088

  • Lian, C.; Yue, G.; Mao, J.; Liu, D.; Ding, Y.; Liu, Z.; Qiu, D.; Zhao, X.; Lu, K.; Fagnoni, M.; Protti, S. "A Visible Light Driven Synthesis of Arylstannanes from Arylazo Sulfones" Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 5187-5191. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b01788

  • Amin, H. I. M.; Raviola, C.; Amin, A. A.; Mannucci, B.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M. "Hydro/deutero Deamination of Arylazo Sulfones Under Metal- and (Photo)Catalyst-Free Conditions" Molecules 2019, 24, 2164. DOI: 10.3390/molecules24112164

  • Simeth, N.; Bellisario, A.; Crespi, S.; Fagnoni, M.; König, B."Substituent Effects on 3-Arylazoindole Photoswitches" J. Org. Chem. 2019, 84, 6565-6575. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b02973

  • Siano, G.; Crespi, S.; Mella, M.; Bonesi, S. M. "Selectivity in the Photo-Fries Rearrangement of Some Aryl Benzoates in Green and Sustainable Media. Preparative and Mechanistic Studies" J. Org. Chem. 2019, 84, 4338-4352. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.9b00334

  • Raviola, C.; Ravelli, D. "Efficiency and Selectivity Aspects in the C–H Functionalization of Aliphatic Oxygen Heterocycles by Photocatalytic Hydrogen Atom Transfer" Synlett 2019, 30, 803-808. DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1612079

  • Strada, A.; Fredditori, M.; Zanoni, G.; Protti, S. "Acid Catalyzed Formation of C-C and C-S Bonds via Excited State Proton Transfer" Molecules 2019, 24, 1318. DOI: 10.3390/molecules24071318

  • Capaldo, L.; Merli, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Ravelli, D. "Visible Light Uranyl Photocatalysis: Direct C-H to C-C Bond Conversion" ACS Catal. 2019, 9, 3054-3058. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.9b00287

  • Capaldo, L.; Ravelli, D. "Alkoxy radicals generation: facile photocatalytic reduction of N-alkoxyazinium or azolium salts" Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 3029-3032. DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00035F

  • Crespi, S.; Simeth, N.; Bellisario, A.; Fagnoni, M.; König, B. "Unraveling the Thermal Isomerization Mechanisms of Heteroaryl Azoswitches: Phenylazoindoles as Case Study" J. Phys. Chem. A 2019, 123, 1814-1823. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b11734

  • Raviola, C.; Protti, S.; Ravelli, D. Fagnoni, M. "Photogenerated acyl/alkoxycarbonyl/carbamoyl radicals for sustainable synthesis" Green Chem. 2019, 21, 748-764. DOI: 10.1039/C8GC03810D

  • Anselmo, M.; Basso, A.; Protti, S.; Ravelli, D. "Photoredox-Catalyzed Generation of Acetonyl Radical in Flow: Theoretical Investigation and Synthetic Applications" ACS Catal. 2019, 9, 2493-2500. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.8b03875

  • Blank, L.; Fagnoni, M.; Protti, S.; Rueping, M. "Visible Light-Promoted Formation of C-B and C-S Bonds under Metal- and Photocatalyst-Free Conditions" Synthesis 2019, 51, 1243-1252. DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1611648

  • Seitsonen, A. P.; Idrissi, A.; Protti, S.; Mezzetti, A. "Solvent effects on the vibrational spectrum of 3-hydroxyflavone" J. Mol. Liq. 2019, 275, 723-728. DOI: 10.1016/j.molliq.2018.11.020

  • Loco, D.; Protti, S.; Mennucci, B.; Mezzetti, A. "Critical assessment of solvent effects on absorption and fluorescence of 3HF in acetonitrile in the QM/PCM framework: A synergic computational and experimental study" J. Mol. Struct. 2019, 1182, 283-291. DOI: 10.1016/j.molstruc.2018.12.085

  • Mezi, L.; Bollanti, S.; Botti, S.; Brusatin, G.; Businaro, L.; Della Giustina, G.; Di Lazzaro, P.; Fagnoni, M.; Flora, F.; Gerardino, A.; Murra, D.; Protti, S.; Torre, A.; Torti, E. "The ENEA discharge produced plasma extreme ultraviolet source and its patterning applications" Proc. SPIE 2019, 11042, 110420Z. DOI: 10.1117/12.2522469

  • Serpone, N.; Protti, S.; Horikoshi, S. "Le microonde. Tra scienze chimiche e scienze gastronomiche" Aracne editrice, 2019. LINK

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  • da Silva Júnior, P. E.; Amin, H. I. M.; Nauth, A. M.; da Silva Emery, F.; Protti, S.; Opatz, T. "Flow Photochemistry of Azosulfones: Application of "Sunflow" Reactors" ChemPhotoChem 2018, 2, 878-883. DOI: 10.1002/cptc.201800125 See also: DOI: 10.1002/cptc.201800196

  • Garbarino, S.; Protti, S.; Gabrielli, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Palmieri, A.; Ravelli, D."Multi-Step Continuous Flow Synthesis of β/γ-Substituted Ketones" ChemPhotoChem 2018, 2, 847-850. DOI: 10.1002/cptc.201800107

  • Onuigbo, L.; Raviola, C.; Di Fonzo, A.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M. "Sunlight-Driven Synthesis of Triarylethylenes (TAEs) via Metal-Free Mizoroki-Heck-Type Coupling" Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2018, 2018, 5297-5303. DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201800883

  • Lazzaroni, S.; Dondi, D.; Mezzetti, A.; Protti, S. "Role of solute-solvent hydrogen bonds on the Ground State and the Excited State Proton Transfer in 3-Hydroxyflavone. A systematic spectrophotometric study" Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2018, 17, 923-933. DOI: 10.1039/C8PP00053K

  • Bonesi, S. M.; Protti, S.; Albini, A. "Photochemical Co-Oxidation of Sulfides and Phosphines with Tris(p-bromophenyl)amine. A Mechanistic Study" J. Org. Chem. 2018, 83, 8104-8113. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b00913

  • Carestia, A. M.; Ravelli, D.; Alexanian, E. J. "Reagent-dictated site selectivity in intermolecular aliphatic C–H functionalizations using nitrogen-centered radicals" Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 5360-5365. DOI: 10.1039/C8SC01756E

  • Torti, E.; Protti, S.; Bollanti, S.; Flora, F.; Torre, A.; Brusatin, G.; Gerardino, A.; Businaro, L.; Fagnoni, M.; Della Giustina, G.; Mezi, L. "Aryl Sulfonates as Initiators for Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography: Applications in Epoxy‐Based Hybrid Materials" ChemPhotoChem 2018, 2, 425-432. DOI: 10.1002/cptc.201700232

  • Torti, E.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M. "N-Aryltrifluoromethanesulfonimides as new trifluoromethylating agents for the (photo)catalyst-free functionalization of (hetero)aromatics" Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 4144-4147. DOI: 10.1039/C8CC00938D

  • Laudadio, G.; Govaerts, S.; Wang, Y.; Ravelli, D.; Koolman, H. F.; Fagnoni, M.; Djuric, S. W.; Noël, T. "Selective C(sp3)-H Aerobic Oxidation Enabled by Decatungstate Photocatalysis in Flow" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 4078-4082. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201800818

  • Simeth, N. A.; Crespi, S.; Fagnoni, M.; König, B. "Tuning the Thermal Isomerization of Phenylazoindole Photoswitches from Days to Nanoseconds" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 2940-2946. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b12871

  • Fukuyama, T.; Yamada, K.; Nishikawa, T.; Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Ryu, I. "Site-selectivity in TBADT-photocatalyzed C(sp3)-H Functionalization of Saturated Alcohols and Alkanes" Chem. Lett. 2018, 47, 207-209. DOI: 10.1246/cl.171068

  • Loco, D.; Gelfand, N.; Jurinovich, S.; Protti, S.; Mezzetti, A.; Mennucci, B. "Polarizable QM/Classical Approaches for the Modeling of Solvation Effects on UV–Vis and Fluorescence Spectra: An Integrated Strategy" J. Phys. Chem. A 2018, 122, 390-397. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.7b10463

  • Raviola, C.; Fagnoni, M. "Search for a photoinduced (site-selective) cleavage of the Ar–Cl bond in dichloroanisoles" Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2018, 17, 107-117. DOI: 10.1039/C7PP00372B

  • Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Fukuyama, T.; Nishikawa, T.; Ryu, I. "Site-Selective C-H Functionalization by Decatungstate Anion Photocatalysis: Synergistic Control by Polar and Steric Effects Expands the Reaction Scope" ACS Catal. 2018, 8, 701-713. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.7b03354

  • Capaldo, L.; Riccardi, R.; Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M. "Acyl Radicals from Acylsilanes: Photoredox-Catalyzed Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Ketones" ACS Catal. 2018, 8, 304-309. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.7b03719

  • Crespi, S.; Fagnoni, M. "Photocatalyzed Formation of Heterocycles" in Free-Radical Synthesis and Functionalization of Heterocycles. Topics in Heterocyclic Chemistry, vol 54; Landais, Y. Ed. 2018, pp. 1-69, Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/7081_2017_13

  • Crespi, S.; Protti, S.; Quadrelli, P.; Fagnoni, M.; Ravelli, D. "Photocatalyzed preparation of oxygenated heterocycles" in Targets in Heterocyclic Systems, vol 22; Attanasi, O. A.; Merino, P.; Spinelli, D. Eds. 2018, pp. 17-40, Società Chimica Italiana, Roma. LINK

  • Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Photochemical Synthesis" in Green Techniques for Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry, Second Edition; Zhang, W.; Cue, B. W. Eds. 2018, pp. 373-406, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. DOI: 10.1002/9781119288152.ch15

  • Raviola, C.; Protti, S. "Recent Advances on Photocatalysis for Water Detoxification and CO2 Reduction" in Visible-Light-Active Photocatalysis: Nanostructured Catalyst Design, Mechanisms, and Applications; Ghosh, S. Ed. 2018, pp. 27-52, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA. DOI: 10.1002/9783527808175.ch2



  • Sauer, C.; Liu, Y.; De Nisi, A.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Bandini, M. "Photocatalyst-free, Visible Light Driven, Gold Promoted Suzuki Synthesis of (Hetero)biaryls" ChemCatChem 2017, 9, 4456-4459. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201701436

  • Torti, E.; Havel, V.; Yawer, M. A.; Ludvíková, L.; Babiak, M.; Klán, P.; Sindelar, V. "Supramolecular Storage and Controlled Photorelease of an Oxidizing Agent using a Bambusuril Macrocycle" Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 16768-16772. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201704948

  • Crespi, S.; Protti, S.; Ravelli, D.; Merli, D.; Fagnoni, M. "Sugar-Assisted Photogeneration of Didehydrotoluenes from Chlorobenzylphosphonic Acids" J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 12162-12172. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b01963

  • Fukuyama, T.; Nishikawa, T.; Yamada, K.; Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Ryu, I. "Photocatalyzed Site-Selective C(sp3)–H Functionalization of Alkylpyridines at Non-Benzylic Positions" Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 6436-6439. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b03339

  • Malacarne, M.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M. "A Visible-Light-Driven, Metal-free Route to Aromatic Amides via Radical Arylation of Isonitriles" Adv. Synth. Catal. 2017, 359, 3826-3830. DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201700619

  • Dossena, A.; Sampaolesi, S.; Palmieri, A.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M. "Visible Light Promoted Metal- and Photocatalyst-Free Synthesis of Allylarenes" J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 10687-10692. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b01532

  • Corsico, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Ravelli, D. "Sunlight decatungstate photoinduced trifluoromethylations of (hetero)aromatics and electron-poor olefins" Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2017, 16, 1375-1380. DOI: 10.1039/C7PP00179G

  • Protti, S.; Albini, A.; Viswanathan, R.; Greer, A. "Targeting Photochemical Scalpels or Lancets in the Photodynamic Therapy Field - The Photochemist's Role" Photochem. Photobiol. 2017, 93, 1139-1153. DOI: 10.1111/php.12766

  • Bonesi, S. M.; Crespi, S.; Merli, D.; Manet, I.; Albini, A. "Direct Irradiaton of Aryl Sulfides: Homolytic Fragmentation and Sensitized S-Oxidation" J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 9054-9065. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b01518

  • Dall'Asta, V.; Berbenni, V.; Mustarelli, P.; Ravelli, D.; Samorì, C.; Quartarone, E. "A biomass-derived polyhydroxyalkanoate biopolymer as safe and environmental-friendly skeleton in highly efficient gel electrolytes for lithium batteries" Electrochim. Acta 2017, 247, 63-70. DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2017.07.005

  • Pedroli, C.; Ravelli, D.; Protti, S.; Albini, A.; Fagnoni, M. "Singlet vs Triplet Reactivity of Photogenerated α,n-Didehydrotoluenes" J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 6592-6603. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b00610

  • Yamada, K.; Fukuyama, T.; Fujii, S.; Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Ryu, I. "Cooperative Polar/Steric Strategy in Achieving Site-Selective Photocatalyzed C(sp3)-H Functionalization" Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 8615-8618. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201701865

  • Torti, E.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Della Giustina, G. "N-Arylsulfonimides as Photoinitiators for Cationic Polymerization of Epoxy Sol-Gel Materials" ChemistrySelect 2017, 2, 3633-3636. DOI: 10.1002/slct.201700626

  • Capaldo, L.; Fagnoni, M.; Ravelli, D. "Vinylpyridines as Building Blocks for the Photocatalyzed Synthesis of Alkylpyridines" Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 6527-6530. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201701346

  • Crespi, S.; Jäger, S.; König, B.; Fagnoni, M. "A Photocatalytic Meerwein Approach to the Synthesis of Isochromanones and Isochromenones" Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2017, 2017, 2147-2153. DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201601458

  • Capaldo, L.; Ravelli, D. "Hydrogen Atom Transfer (HAT): A Versatile Strategy for Substrate Activation in Photocatalyzed Organic Synthesis" Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2017, 2017, 2056-2071. DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201601485

  • Angioni, S.; Millia, L.; Bruni, G.; Ravelli, D.; Mustarelli, P.; Quartarone, E. "Novel composite polybenzimidazole-based proton exchange membranes as efficient and sustainable separators for microbial fuel cells" J. Power Sources 2017, 348, 57-65. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2017.02.084

  • Tebo, A. G.; Das, S.; Farran, R.; Herrero, C.; Quaranta, A.; Fallahpour, R.; Protti, S.; Charlot, M.-F.; Aukauloo, A. "Light-driven electron transfer in a modular assembly of a ruthenium(II) polypyridine sensitiser and a manganese(II) terpyridine unit separated by a redox active linkage. DFT analysis" C. R. Chimie 2017, 20, 323-332. DOI: 10.1016/j.crci.2016.08.010

  • Dichiarante, V.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M. "Phenyl cation: a versatile intermediate" J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 2017, 339, 103-113. DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2017.02.007

  • Lazzaroni, S.; Ravelli, D.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Photochemical synthesis: Using light to build C-C bonds under mild conditions" C. R. Chimie 2017, 20, 261-271. DOI: 10.1016/j.crci.2015.11.024

  • Quattrini, M. C.; Fujii, S.; Yamada, K.; Fukuyama, T.; Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Ryu, I. "Versatile cross-dehydrogenative coupling of heteroaromatics and hydrogen donors via decatungstate photocatalysis" Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 2335-2338. DOI: 10.1039/C6CC09725A

  • Protti, S.; Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M. "Design considerations of continuous-flow photoreactors" in Photochemical processes in continuous-flow reactors: From engineering principles to chemical applications; Noël, T. Ed., 2017, pp. 1-36, World Scientific Publishing Europe Ltd., London. DOI: 10.1142/9781786342195_0001



  • Bonesi, S. M.; Protti, S.; Albini, A. "Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS)- vs Peroxyl-Mediated Photosensitized Oxidation of Triphenylphosphine: A Comparative Study" J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 11678-11685. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b02088

  • Torti, E.; Protti, S.; Merli, D.; Dondi, D.; Fagnoni, M. "Photochemistry of N-Arylsulfonimides: An Easily Available Class of Nonionic Photoacid Generators (PAGs)" Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 16998-17005. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201603522

  • Garbarino, S.; Ravelli, D.; Protti, S.; Basso, A. "Photoinduced Multicomponent Reactions" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 15476-15484. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201605288

  • Crespi, S.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M. "Wavelength Selective Generation of Aryl Radicals and Aryl Cations for Metal-Free Photoarylations" J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 9612-9619. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b01619

  • Ravelli, D.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M. "Decatungstate Anion for Photocatalyzed "Window Ledge" Reactions" Acc. Chem. Res. 2016, 49, 2232-2242. DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00339

  • De Waele, V.; Poizat, O.; Fagnoni, M.; Bagno, A.; Ravelli, D. "Unraveling the Key Features of the Reactive State of Decatungstate Anion in Hydrogen Atom Transfer (HAT) Photocatalysis" ACS Catal. 2016, 6, 7174-7182. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b01984

  • Ravelli, D.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M. "Carbon-Carbon Bond Forming Reactions via Photogenerated Intermediates" Chem. Rev. 2016, 116, 9850-9913. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.5b00662

  • Capaldo, L.; Buzzetti, L.; Merli, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Ravelli, D. "Smooth Photocatalyzed Benzylation of Electrophilic Olefins via Decarboxylation of Arylacetic Acids" J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 7102-7109. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b00984

  • Raviola, C.; Chiesa, F.; Protti, S.; Albini, A.; Fagnoni, M. "On the Route to the Photogeneration of Heteroaryl Cations. The Case of Halothiophenes" J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 6336-6342. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b00978

  • Raviola, C.; Protti, S.; Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M. "(Hetero)aromatics from dienynes, enediynes and enyne-allenes" Chem. Soc. Rev. 2016, 45, 4364-4390. DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00128A

  • Murphy, J. J.; Bastida, D.; Paria, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Melchiorre, P. "Asymmetric catalytic formation of quaternary carbons by iminium ion trapping of radicals" Nature 2016, 532, 218-222. DOI: 10.1038/nature17438. Highlight in: Synfacts 2016, 12, 0739. DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1562255

  • Bergami, M.; Protti, S.; Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M. "Flow Metal-Free Ar-C Bond Formation via Photogenerated Phenyl Cations" Adv. Synth. Catal. 2016, 358, 1164-1172. DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201600019

  • Merli, D.; Protti, S.; Labò, M.; Pesavento, M.; Profumo, A. "A ω-mercaptoundecylphosphonic acid chemically modified gold electrode for uranium determination in waters in presence of organic matter" Talanta 2016, 151, 119-125. DOI: 10.1016/j.talanta.2016.01.032

  • Albini, A. "Some remarks on the first law of photochemistry" Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2016, 15, 319-324. DOI: 10.1039/C5PP00445D

  • Protti, S.; Albini, A. "Paradigms in Green Chemistry and Technology", SpringerBriefs in Green Chemistry for Sustainability 2016, Springer. LINK

  • Ravelli, D.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M. "Application of visible and solar light in organic synthesis" in Applied Photochemistry: When Light Meets Molecules; Bergamini, G.; Silvi, S., Eds. 2016, pp. 281-342, Springer. LINK

  • Palmisano, G.; Albini, A.; Marcì, G.; Palmisano, L.; Ravelli, D. "New Synthetic Routes in Heterogeneous Photocatalysis" in Photocatalysis: Applications, RSC Energy and Environment Series No. 15; Dionysiou, D. D.; Li Puma, G.; Ye, J.; Schneider, J.; Bahnemann, D., Eds. 2016, pp. 303-344, The Royal Society of Chemistry. DOI: 10.1039/9781782627104-00303

  • Bonesi, S.; Fagnoni, M. "Ar-C bond formation by aromatic carbon-carbon ipso-substitution reaction" in Arene Chemistry: Reaction mechanism and methods for aromatic compounds; Mortier, J. Ed. 2016, pp. 615-644, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken. DOI: 10.1002/9781118754887.ch22



  • Bonassi, F.; Ravelli, D.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M. "Decatungstate Photocatalyzed Acylations and Alkylations in Flow via Hydrogen Atom Transfer" Adv. Synth. Catal. 2015, 357, 3687-3695. DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201500483

  • Qrareya, H.; Dondi, D.; Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M. "Decatungstate-Photocatalyzed Si-H/C-H Activation in Silyl Hydrides: Hydrosilylation of Electron-Poor Alkenes" ChemCatChem 2015, 7, 3350-3357. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201500562

  • Okada, M.; Yamada, K.; Fukuyama, T.; Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Ryu, I. "Photocatalytic One-Pot Synthesis of Homoallyl Ketones via a Norrish Type I Reaction of Cyclopentanones" J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 9365-9369. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b01850

  • Garbarino, S.; Protti, S.; Basso, A. "Toward Green Atom Economy: Development of a Sustainable Multicomponent Reaction" Synthesis 2015, 47, 2385-2390. DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1380719

  • Samorì C.; Campisi, T.; Fagnoni, M.; Galletti, P.; Pasteris, A.; Pezzolesi, L.; Protti, S.; Ravelli, D.; Tagliavini, E. "Pyrrolidinium-based Ionic Liquids: Aquatic Ecotoxicity, Biodegradability, and Algal Subinhibitory Stimulation" ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2015, 3, 1860-1865. DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.5b00458

  • Rozhko, E.; Solmi, S.; Cavani, F.; Albini, A.; Righi, P.; Ravelli, D. "Revising the Role of a Dioxirane as an Intermediate in the Uncatalyzed Hydroperoxidation of Cyclohexanone in Water" J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 6425-6431. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b00861

  • Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Ravelli, D. "Photocatalytic C-H Activation by Hydrogen-Atom Transfer in Synthesis" ChemCatChem 2015, 7, 1516-1523. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201500125

  • Protti, S.; Mezzetti, A. "Solvent effects on the photophysics and photoreactivity of 3-hydroxyflavone: A combined spectroscopic and kinetic study" J. Mol. Liq. 2015, 205, 110-114. DOI: 10.1016/j.molliq.2014.12.001

  • Torti, E.; Della Giustina, G.; Protti, S.; Merli, D.; Brusatin, G.; Fagnoni, M. "Aryl tosylates as non-ionic photoacid generators (PAGs): photochemistry and applications in cationic photopolymerizations" RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 33239-33248. DOI: 10.1039/C5RA03522H

  • Protti, S.; Artioli, G. A.; Capitani, F.; Marini, C.; Dore, P.; Postorino, P.; Malavasi, L.; Fagnoni, M. "Preparation of (substituted) picenes via solar light-induced Mallory photocyclization" RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 27470-27475. DOI: 10.1039/c5ra02855h

  • Yamada, K.; Okada, M.; Fukuyama, T.; Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Ryu, I. "Photocatalyzed Site-Selective C-H to C-C Conversion of Aliphatic Nitriles" Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 1292-1295. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b00282

  • Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M. "Aromatic Aldehydes as Energy-Transfer Photoorganocatalysts" ChemCatChem 2015, 7, 735-737. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201403024

  • Raviola, C.; Ravelli, D.; Protti, S.; Albini, A.; Fagnoni, M. "Conditions and Edges for the Photochemical Generation of Short-Lived Aryl Cations: A Computational Approach" Synlett 2015, 26, 471-478. DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1379945

  • Ravelli, D.; Protti, S.; Albini, A. "Energy and Molecules from Photochemical/Photocatalytic Reactions. An Overview" Molecules 2015, 20, 1527-1542. DOI: 10.3390/molecules20011527

  • Ravelli, D.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M. "Photogenerated α,n-Didehydrotoluenes from Chlorophenylacetic Acids at Physiological pH" J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 852-858. DOI: 10.1021/jo502318v

  • Sturini, M.; Speltini, A.; Maraschi, F.; Rivagli, E.; Pretali, L.; Malavasi, L.; Profumo, A.; Fasani, E.; Albini, A. "Sunlight photodegradation of marbofloxacin and enrofloxacin adsorbed on clay minerals" J. Photochem. Photobiol. A, Chem. 2015, 299, 103-109. DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2014.11.015

  • Ferrari, S.; Quartarone, E.; Tomasi, C., Bini, M., Galinetto, P.; Fagnoni, M.; Mustarelli, P. "Investigation of Ether-Based Ionic Liquid Electrolytes for Lithium-O2 Batteries" J. Electrochem. Soc. 2015, 162, A3001-A3006. DOI: 10.1149/2.0011502jes



  • Perucca, P.; Savio, M.; Cazzalini, O.; Mocchi, R.; Maccario, C.; Sommatis, S.; Ferraro, D.; Pizzala, R.; Pretali, L.; Fasani, E.; Albini, A.; Stivala, L. A. "Structure-activity relationship and role of oxygen in the potential antitumour activity of fluoroquinolones in human epithelial cancer cells" J. Photochem. Photobiol. B, Biol. 2014, 140, 57-68. DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2014.07.006

  • Crespi, S.; Ravelli, D.; Protti, S.; Albini, A.; Fagnoni, M. "Competing pathways in the photogeneration of didehydrotoluenes from (trimethylsilylmethyl)aryl sulfonates and phosphates" Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 17572-17578. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201404787

  • Qrareya, H.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M. "Aryl Imidazylates and Aryl Sulfates As Electrophiles in Metal-Free ArSN1 Reactions" J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 11527-11533. DOI: 10.1021/jo502172c

  • Raviola, C.; Ravelli, D.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M. "Methoxy-Substituted α,n-Didehydrotoluenes. Photochemical Generation and Polar vs Diradical Reactivity" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 13874-13881. DOI: 10.1021/ja507735u

  • Ravelli, D.; Zoccolillo, M.; Mella, M.; Fagnoni, M. "Photocatalytic Synthesis of Oxetane Derivatives by Selective C-H Activation" Adv. Synth. Catal. 2014, 356, 2781-2786. DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201400027

  • Protti, S.; Albini, A.; Serpone, N. "Photocatalytic generation of solar fuels from the reduction of H2O and CO2: a look at the patent literature" Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2014, 16, 19790-19827. DOI: 10.1039/C4CP02828G

  • Merli, D.; Ravasio, F.; Pesavento, M.; Protti, S.; Profumo, A. "ω-thio nitrilotriacetic chemically modified gold electrode for iron determination in natural waters with different salinity" Talanta 2014, 130, 90-95. DOI: 10.1016/j.talanta.2014.06.034

  • Ricci, A.; Albini, A. "Green and Sustainable" Speciality Chemicals Magazine 2014, 34, 14-16. LINK

  • Okada, M.; Fukuyama, T.; Yamada, K.; Ryu, I.; Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M. "Sunlight photocatalyzed regioselective β-alkylation and acylation of cyclopentanones" Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 2893-2898. DOI: 10.1039/C4SC01072H

  • Bonesi, S. M.; Dondi, D.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "(Co)oxidation/cyclization processes upon irradiation of triphenylamine" Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, 2932-2935. DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2014.03.086

  • Achilli, C.; Jadhav, S. A.; Guidetti, G. F.; Ciana, A.; Abbonante, V.; Malara, A.; Fagnoni, M.; Torti, M.; Balduini, A.; Balduini, C.; Minetti, G. "Folic acid-conjugated 4-amino-phenylboronate, a boron-containing compound designed for boron neutron capture therapy, is an unexpected agonist for human neutrophils and platelets" Chem. Biol. Drug Des. 2014, 83, 532-540. DOI: 10.1111/cbdd.12264

  • Risi, G.; Bloise, N.; Merli, D.; Icaro-Cornaglia, A.; Profumo, A.; Fagnoni, M.; Quartarone, E.; Imbriani, M.; Visai, L. "In vitro study of Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNTs) with adsorbed Mitoxantrone (MTO) as a drug delivery system to treat breast cancer" RSC Adv. 2014, 4, 18683-18693. DOI: 10.1039/C4RA02366H

  • Achilli, C.; Grandi, S.; Ciana, A.; Guidetti, G. F.; Malara, A.; Abbonante, V.; Cansolino, L.; Tomasi, C.; Balduini, A.; Fagnoni, M.; Merli, D.; Mustarelli, P.; Canobbio, I.; Balduini, C.; Minetti, G. "Biocompatibility of functionalized boron phosphate (BPO4) nanoparticles for boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) application" Nanomedicine: NBM 2014, 10, 589-597. DOI: 10.1016/j.nano.2013.10.003

  • Fagnoni, M.; Bonassi, F.; Palmieri, A.; Protti, S.; Ravelli, D.; Ballini, R. "Flow Synthesis of Substituted γ-Lactones by Consecutive Photocatalytic/Reductive Reactions" Adv. Synth. Catal. 2014, 356, 753-758. DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201300859

  • Sturini, M.; Speltini, A.; Maraschi, F.; Pretali, L.; Profumo, A.; Fasani, E.; Albini, A. "Environmental photochemistry of fluoroquinolones in soil and in aqueous soil suspensions under solar light" Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 2014, 21, 13215-13221. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-013-2124-9



  • Merli, D.; Dondi, D.; Ravelli, D.; Tacchini, D.; Profumo, A. "Electrochemistry and analytical determination of aripiprazole and octoclothepin at glassy carbon electrode" J. Electroanal. Chem. 2013, 711, 1-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.jelechem.2013.09.036

  • Qrareya, H.; Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Decatungstate photocatalyzed benzylation of alkenes with alkylaromatics" Adv. Synth. Catal. 2013, 355, 2891-2899. DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201300598

  • Raviola, C.; Canevari, V.; Protti, S.; Albini, A.; Fagnoni, M. "Metal-free arylations via photochemical activation of the Ar-OSO2R bond in aryl nonaflates" Green Chem. 2013, 15, 2704-2708. DOI: 10.1039/C3GC41009A

  • Ravelli, D.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Visible Light Photocatalysis. A Green Choice?" Curr. Org. Chem. 2013, 17, 2366-2373. DOI: 10.2174/13852728113179990051

  • Pretali, L.; Dondi, D.; D'Angelantonio, M.; Manet, I.; Fasani, E.; Monti, S.; Bovio, B.; Albini, A. "A Fluorine 1,2-Migration via Aryl Cation/Radical/Radical Anion/Radical Sequence" Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 3926-3929. DOI: 10.1021/ol401670p

  • Montanaro, S.; Herrero, C.; Merli, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Poggi, A.; Protti, S.; Sheth, S.; Albini, A. "Experiments with the titanium dioxide-ruthenium tris-bipyridine-nickel cyclam system for the photocatalytic reduction of CO2" Green Process. Synth. 2013, 2, 335-343. DOI: 10.1515/gps-2013-0040

  • Dichiarante, V.; Pretali, L.; Fasani, E.; Albini, A. "Photochemistry of some non zwitterionic fluoroquinolones" J. Photochem. Photobiol. A, Chem. 2013, 256, 41-48. DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2013.05.015

  • Qrareya, H.; Raviola, C.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Transition-metal-free arylations via photogenerated triplet 4-alkyl- and 4-trimethylsilyl- phenyl cations" J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 6016-6024. DOI: 10.1021/jo4007046

  • Ryu, I.; Tani, A.; Fukuyama, T.; Ravelli, D.; Montanaro, S.; Fagnoni, M. "Efficient C-H/C-N and C-H/C-CO-N Conversion via Decatungstate-Photoinduced Alkylation of Diisopropyl Azodicarboxylate" Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 2554-2557. DOI: 10.1021/ol401061v

  • Sturini, M.; Rivagli, E.; Maraschi, F.; Speltini, A.; Profumo, A.; Albini, A. "Photocatalytic reduction of vanadium(V) in TiO2 suspension: Chemometric optimization and application to wastewaters" J. Hazard. Mater. 2013, 254-255, 179-184. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2013.03.045

  • Protti, S.; Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Smooth photogeneration of α,n-didehydrotoluenes (DHTs)" Pure Appl. Chem. 2013, 85, 1479-1486. DOI: 10.1351/PAC-CON-12-10-03

  • Merli, D.; Protti, S.; Petracca, P.; Fagnoni, M.; Profumo, A. "A Detailed Study of the (Electro)chemical Behavior of Bis(trifluoromethanesulfonyl)imide Based Ionic Liquids at Different Purification Steps" Electroanal. 2013, 25, 1453-1460. DOI: 10.1002/elan.201300013

  • Ravelli, D.; Merli, D.; Quartarone, E.; Mustarelli, P.; Profumo, A.; Fagnoni, M. "PEGylated carbon nanotubes: preparation, properties and applications" RSC Adv. 2013, 3, 13569-13582. DOI: 10.1039/C3RA40852C

  • Fagnoni, M.; Protti, S.; Ravelli, D.; Albini, A. "Spectroscopic characterization of photoaccumulated radical anions: a litmus test to evaluate the efficiency of photoinduced electron transfer (PET) processes" Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2013, 9, 900-908. DOI: 10.3762/bjoc.9.91

  • Ravelli, D.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "From Phenyl Chlorides to α,n-Didehydrotoluenes via Phenyl Cations. A CPCM-CASMP2 Investigation" J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 3814-3820. DOI: 10.1021/jo400269s

  • Quinzeni, I.; Ferrari, S.; Quartarone, E.; Tomasi, C.; Fagnoni, M.; Mustarelli, P. "Li-doped mixtures of alkoxy-N-methylpyrrolidinium bis(trifluoromethanesulfonyl)-imide and organic carbonates as safe liquid electrolytes for lithium batteries" J. Power Sources 2013, 237, 204-209. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2013.03.036

  • Ferrari, S.; Quartarone, E.; Tomasi, C.; Ravelli, D.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Mustarelli, P. "Alkoxy substituted imidazolium-based ionic liquids as electrolytes for lithium batteries" J. Power Sources 2013, 235, 142-147. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2013.01.149

  • Protti, S.; Palmieri, A.; Petrini, M.; Fagnoni, M.; Ballini, R.; Albini, A. "A Photochemical Route to Benzo[a]carbazoles via Domino Elimination/Electrocyclization of 2-Aryl-3-(1-tosylalkyl)indoles" Adv. Synth. Catal. 2013, 355, 643-646. DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201201051

  • Ravelli, D.; Dondi, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A.; Bagno, A. "Electronic and EPR spectra of the species involved in [W10O32]4− photocatalysis. A relativistic DFT investigation" Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2013, 15, 2890-2896. DOI: 10.1039/C2CP43950F

  • Achilli, C.; Ciana, A.; Fagnoni, M.; Balduini, C.; Minetti, G. "Susceptibility to hydrolysis of phenylboronic pinacol esters at physiological pH" Cent. Eur. J. Chem. 2013, 11, 137-139. DOI: 10.2478/s11532-012-0159-2

  • Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Photoorganocatalysis. What for?" Chem. Soc. Rev. 2013, 42, 97-113. DOI: 10.1039/C2CS35250H

  • Albini, A.; Fagnoni, M. "Photochemically-Generated Intermediates in Synthesis" 2013, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ.

  • Dichiarante, V.; Albini, A. "Photochemical Synthesis" in Applied Photochemistry; Evans, R. C.; Douglas, P.; Burrow, H. D. Eds. 2013, pp. 89-104, Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht.

Torna su


  • Grandi, S.; Spinella, A.; Tomasi, C.; Bruni, G.; Fagnoni, M.; Merli, D.; Mustarelli, P.; Guidetti, G. F.; Achilli, C.; Balduini, C. "Synthesis and characterisation of functionalized borosilicate nanoparticles for boron neutron capture therapy applications" J. Sol.-Gel Sci. Technol. 2012, 64, 358-366. DOI: 10.1007/s10971-012-2865-9

  • Raviola, C.; Protti, S.; Ravelli, D.; Mella, M.; Albini, A.; Fagnoni, M. "Acetalization Allows the Photoheterolysis of the Ar-Cl Bond in Chlorobenzaldehydes and Chloroacetophenones" J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 9094-9101. DOI: 10.1021/jo3016264

  • Protti, S.; Ravelli, D.; Mannucci, B.; Albini, A.; Fagnoni, M. "α,n-Didehydrotoluenes by Photoactivation of (Chlorobenzyl)trimethylsilanes: An Alternative to Enyne-Allenes Cyclization" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 8577-8580. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201202794

  • Montanaro, S.; Ravelli, D.; Merli, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Decatungstate As Photoredox Catalyst: Benzylation of Electron-Poor Olefins" Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 4218-4221. DOI: 10.1021/ol301900p

  • Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "A Photochemical Route to 2-Substituted Benzo[b]furans" J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 6473-6479. DOI: 10.1021/jo3010183

  • Speltini, A.; Sturini, M.; Maraschi, F.; Profumo, A.; Albini, A. "Microwave-assisted extraction and determination of enrofloxacin and danofloxacin photo-transformation products in soil" Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 2012, 404, 1565-1569. DOI: 10.1007/s00216-012-6249-3

  • Sturini, M.; Speltini, A.; Maraschi, F.; Pretali, L.; Profumo, A.; Fasani, E.; Albini, A.; Migliavacca, R.; Nucleo, E. "Photodegradation of fluoroquinolones in surface water and antimicrobial activity of the photoproducts" Water Res. 2012, 46, 5575-5582. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2012.07.043

  • Joseph, B.; Boeri, L.; Malavasi, L.; Capitani, F.; Artioli, G. A.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A.; Marini, C.; Baldassarre, L.; Perucchi, A.; Lupi, S.; Postorino P.; Dore, P. "Vibrational spectrum of solid picene (C22H14)" J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 2012, 24, 252203. DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/24/25/252203

  • Lavall, R. L.; Ferrari, S.; Tomasi, C.; Marzantowicz, M.; Quartarone, E.; Fagnoni, M.; Mustarelli, P.; Saladino, M. L. "MCM-41 silica effect on gel polymer electrolytes based on thermoplastic polyurethane" Electrochim. Acta 2012, 60, 359-365. DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2011.11.073

  • Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M. "Dyes as Visible Light PhotoRedox OrganoCatalysts" ChemCatChem 2012, 4, 169-171. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201100363

  • Sturini, M.; Speltini, A.; Maraschi, F.; Profumo, A.; Pretali, L.; Fasani, E.; Albini, A. "Sunlight-induced degradation of soil-adsorbed veterinary antimicrobials Marbofloxacin and Enrofloxacin" Chemosphere 2012, 86, 130-137. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2011.09.053

  • Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Monti, S.; Réhault, J.; Poizat, O.; Albini, A. "Activation of aliphatic C-H bonds by tetracyanobenzene photosensitization. A time-resolved and steady-state investigation." RSC Adv. 2012, 2, 1897-1904. DOI: 10.1039/C2RA01054B

  • Sturini, M.; Speltini, A.; Maraschi, F.; Profumo, A.; Pretali, L.; Irastorza, E. A.; Fasani, E.; Albini, A. "Photolytic and photocatalytic degradation of fluoroquinolones in untreated river water under natural sunlight" App. Catal. B-Environ. 2012, 119-120, 32-39. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2012.02.008

  • Protti, S.; Dichiarante, V.; Dondi, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Singlet/triplet phenyl cations and benzyne from the photodehalogenation of some silylated and stannylated phenyl halides" Chem. Sci. 2012, 3, 1330-1337. DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20060K

  • Ravelli, D.; Montanaro, S.; Tomasi, C.; Galinetto, P.; Quartarone, E.; Merli, D.; Mustarelli, P.; Fagnoni, M. "One-Step Decatungstate-Photomediated PEGylation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes" ChemPlusChem 2012, 77, 210-216. DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201100040

  • Dondi, D.; Merli, D.; Albini, A.; Zeffiro, A.; Serpone, N. "Chemical reaction networks as a model to describe UVC- and radiolytically-induced reactions of simple compounds" Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2012, 11, 835-842. DOI: 10.1039/C2PP00005A

  • Abitelli, E.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Probing for a Leaving Group Effect on the Generation and Reactivity of Phenyl Cations" J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 3501-3507. DOI: 10.1021/jo300290v

  • Protti, S.; Mezzetti, A. "Any colour you like. Excited state and ground state proton transfer in flavonols and applications" in Specialistic Periodical reports: Photochemistry; Albini, A. Ed. 2012, 40, pp. 295-322, Royal Society of Chemistry.

  • Dichiarante, V.; Protti,S. "Photochemistry in Ecosustainable Syntheses: Recent Advances" in CRC Handbook of Organic Photochemistry and Photobiology; Griesbeck, A.; Oelgemöller, M.; Ghetti, F. Eds. 3rd edition, 2012, pp. 213-235, CRC Press.

  • Pretali, L.; Albini, A. "Photochemistry of aryl halides" in CRC Handbook of Organic Photochemistry and Photobiology; Griesbeck, A.; Oelgemöller, M.; Ghetti, F. Eds. 3rd edition, 2012, pp. 369-391, CRC Press.

  • Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M. "The photochemistry of phosphate and sulfonate esters" in CRC Handbook of Organic Photochemistry and Photobiology; Griesbeck, A.; Oelgemöller, M.; Ghetti, F. Eds. 3rd edition, 2012, pp. 393-417, CRC Press.

  • Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Photochemical Synthesis" in Green Techniques for Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry; Zhang, W.; Cue, B. W. Eds. 2012, pp. 363-392, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. DOI: 10.1002/9780470711828.ch14



  • Terpolilli, M.; Merli, D.; Protti, S.; Dichiarante, V.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Cationic and Radical Intermediates in the Acid Photorelease from Aryl Sulfonates and Phosphates" Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2011, 10, 123-127. DOI: 10.1039/C0PP00284D

  • Ravelli, D.; Albini, A.; Fagnoni, M. "Smooth Photocatalytic Preparation of 2-Substituted-1,3-Benzodioxoles" Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 572-579. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201002546

  • Merli, D.; Pretali, L.; Fasani, E.; Albini, A.; Profumo, A. "Analytical Determination and Electrochemical Characterization of the Oxazolidinone Antibiotic Linezolid" Electroanal. 2011, 23, 2364-2372. DOI: 10.1002/elan.201100191

  • Speltini, A.; Sturini, M.; Maraschi, F.; Profumo, A.; Albini, A. "Analytical methods for the determination of fluoroquinolones in solid environmental matrices" TrAC-Trend. Anal. Chem. 2011, 30, 1337-1350. DOI: 10.1016/j.trac.2011.04.011

  • Canevari, V.; Fagnoni, M. Bortolus, P.; Albini, A. "Environmental implications of the surfactants effect on the photochemistry of(substituted) 4-chlorophenols in water" ChemSusChem 2011, 4, 98-103. DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201000277

  • Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Dondi, D., Albini, A. "Significance of TiO2 Photocatalysis for Green Chemistry" J. Adv. Oxid. Technol. 2011, 14, 40-46. LINK

  • Ryu, I.; Tani, A.; Fukuyama, T.; Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Atom-Economical Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Ketones through Photocatalyzed C-H Activation of Alkanes and Coupling with CO and Electrophilic Alkenes" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 1869-1872. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201004854

  • Merli, D.; Ugonino, M.; Profumo, A.; Fagnoni, M.; Quartarone, E.; Mustarelli, P.; Visai, L.; Grandi, M. S.; Galinetto, P.; Canton, P. "Increasing the antibacterial effect of lysozyme by immobilization on multi-walled carbon nanotubes" J. Nanosci. Nanotechno. 2011, 11, 3100-3106. DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2011.3758

  • Protti, S.; Dondi, D., Mella, M.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Looking for a paradigm for the reactivity of phenonium ions" Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 2011, 3229-3237. DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201100305

  • Herrero, C.; Quaranta, A.; Protti, S.; Leibl, W.; Rutherford, A. W.; Fallahpour, R.; Charlot, M.-F.; Aukauloo, A. "Light-Driven Activation of the [H2O(terpy)MnIII-µ-(O2)-MnIV(terpy)OH2] Unit in a Chromophore-Catalyst Complex" Chem. Asian J. 2011, 6, 1355-1339. DOI: 10.1002/asia.201100030

  • Mezzetti, A.; Protti, S.; Lapouge, C.; Cornard, J.-P. "Protic Equilibria as the key factor of quercetin emission in solution. Relevance to biochemical and analytical studies" Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2011, 13, 6858-6864. DOI: 10.1039/C0CP00714E

  • Protti, S.; Raulin, K.; Cristini, O.; Turrell, S.; Mezzetti, A. "Wavelength shifting system based on flavonols and their metal complexes encapsulated in porous SiO2 matrices" J. Mol. Struct. 2011, 993, 485-490. DOI: 10.1016/j.molstruc.2011.02.010

  • Ravelli, D.; Protti, S.; Neri, P.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Photochemical technologies assessed: the case of rose oxide" Green Chem. 2011, 13, 1876-1884. DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00507J

  • Ravelli, D.; Dondi, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A.; Bagno, A. "Predicting the UV spectrum of polyoxometalates by TD-DFT" J. Comput. Chem. 2011, 32, 2983-2987. DOI: 10.1002/jcc.21879

  • Ravelli, D.; Montanaro, S.; Zema, M.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "A Tin-Free, Radical Photocatalyzed Addition to Vinyl Sulfones" Adv. Synth. Catal. 2011, 353, 3295-3300. DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201100591


up to 2010 (Selection)

  • Pretali, L.; Fasani, E.; Dondi, D.; Mella, M.; Albini, A. "The unexpected photochemistry of marbofloxacin" Tetrahedron Lett. 2010, 51, 4696-4698. DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2010.06.137

  • Fasani, E.; Manet, I.; Capobianco, M. L.; Monti, S.; Pretali, L.; Albini, A. "Fluoroquinolones as potential photochemotherapeutic agents: covalent addition to guanosine monophosphate" Org. Biomol. Chem. 2010, 8, 3621-3623. DOI: 10.1039/c0ob00056f

  • Sturini, M.; Speltini, A.; Maraschi, F.; Profumo, A.; Pretali, L.; Fasani, E.; Albini, A. "Photochemical Degradation of Marbofloxacin and Enrofloxacin in Natural Waters" Environ. Sci. Technol. 2010, 44, 4564-4569. DOI: 10.1021/es100278n

  • Protti, S.; Ravelli, D.; Fagnoni, M., Albini, A. "Solar Light-driven Photocatalyzed Alkylations. Chemistry on the Window Ledge" Chem. Commun. 2009, 7351-7353. DOI: 10.1039/B917732A

  • Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M. "The sunny side of chemistry: green synthesis by solar light" Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2009, 8, 1499-1516. DOI: 10.1039/B909128A

  • Ravelli, D.; Dondi, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Photocatalysis. A multi-faceted concept for green chemistry" Chem. Soc. Rev. 2009, 38, 1999-2011. DOI: 10.1039/B714786B

  • Fagnoni, M.; Profumo, A.; Merli, D.; Dondi, D.; Mustarelli, P.; Quartarone, E. "Water-miscible liquid multiwalled carbon nanotubes" Adv. Mater. 2009, 21, 1761- 1765. DOI: 10.1002/adma.200801994

  • Protti, S.; Manzini, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "The contribution of photochemistry to green chemistry" in Eco-friendly synthesis of fine chemicals; Ballini, R. Ed. RSC green chemistry book series, 2009, pp. 80-111, Royal society of chemistry.

  • Dichiarante, V.; Fagnoni, M. "Aryl Cation Chemistry as an Emerging Versatile Tool for Metal-Free Arylations" Synlett 2008, 787-800. DOI: 10.1055/s-2008-1042933

  • Albini, A.; Fagnoni, M. "The greenest reagent in organic synthesis: light" in Green Chemical Reactions; Tundo, P.; Esposito, V. Eds. 2008, pp. 173-189, Springer Science + Business Media B.V.

  • Dichiarante, V.; Salvaneschi, A.; Protti, S.; Dondi, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "The β-Effect of Silicon in Phenyl Cations" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 15919-15926. DOI: 10.1021/ja074778x

  • Dichiarante, V.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Metal-free synthesis of sterically crowded biphenyls by direct Ar-H substitution in alkyl benzenes" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 6495-6498. DOI: 10.1002/anie.200701462

  • Fagnoni, M.; Dondi, D.; Ravelli, D.; Albini, A. "Photocatalysis for the Formation of the C-C Bond" Chem. Rev. 2007, 107, 2725-2756. DOI: 10.1021/cr068352x

  • Dichiarante, V.; Dondi, D.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "A meta effect in organic photochemistry? The case of SN1 reactions in methoxyphenyl derivatives" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 5605-5611. Correction: 11662. DOI: 10.1021/ja068647s

  • Esposti, S.; Dondi, D.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Acylation of electrophilic olefins through decatungstate-photocatalyzed activation of aldehydes" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 2531-2534. DOI: 10.1002/anie.200604820

  • Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Benzyl (phenyl) γ- and δ-lactones via photoinduced tandem Ar-C, C-O bond formation" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 10670-10671. DOI: 10.1021/ja0627287

  • Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Arylation Reactions: The Photo-SN1 Path via Phenyl Cation as an Alternative to Metal Catalysis" Acc. Chem. Res. 2005, 38, 713-721. DOI: 10.1021/ar0402356

  • Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Photo-cross-coupling reaction of electron-rich aryl chlorides and aryl esters with alkynes: a metal-free alkynylation" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 5675-5678. DOI: 10.1002/anie.200501541

  • De Carolis, M.; Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Metal-free cross-coupling reactions of aryl sulfonates and phosphates through photoheterolysis of aryl-oxygen bonds" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 1232-1236. DOI: 10.1002/ange.200461444

  • Milanesi, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "(Sensitized) Photolysis of Diazonium Salts as a Mild General Method for the Generation of Aryl Cations. Chemoselectivity of the Singlet and Triplet 4-Substituted Phenyl Cations" J. Org. Chem. 2005, 70, 603-610. DOI: 10.1021/jo048413w

  • Protti, S.; Fagnoni, M.; Mella, M.; Albini, A. "Aryl Cations from Aromatic Halides. Photogeneration and Reactivity of 4-Hydroxy(methoxy)phenyl Cation" J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 3465-3473. DOI: 10.1021/jo049770+

  • Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Green chemistry and photochemistry were born at the same time" Green Chem. 2004, 6, 1-6. DOI: 10.1039/B309592D

  • Freccero, M.; Fagnoni, M.; Albini, A. "Homolytic vs Heterolytic Paths in the Photochemistry of Haloanilines" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 13182-13190. DOI: 10.1021/ja036000r