Formation of two-carbon acids from carbon dioxide by photoreduction on cadmium sulphide

Brian R. Eggins*, John T.S. Irvine, Eileen P. Murphy, James Grimshaw

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Abstract

Aqueous solutions of CO2 containing tetramethylammonium chloride were photolysed with visible light in the presence of colloidal CdS to yield glyoxylic acid as well as formic and acetic acids and CH2O.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1123-1124
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Transactions
Issue number16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1988

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