de Mayo reaction

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.DT07354
Photochemical process leading to the formation of cyclobutanols by @[email protected] of an alkene to a 1,3-dicarbonyl-enol. The enol originates in most cases from the @[email protected] of a 1,3-dicarbonyl compound. The products of the de Mayo reaction are susceptible to undergo a @[email protected] ring opening resulting in the formation of 1,5-dicarbonyl compounds.
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Source:
PAC, 2007, 79, 293. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry, 3rd edition (IUPAC Recommendations 2006)) on page 322 [Terms] [Paper]