Schenck-sensitization mechanism

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.S05497
Chemical @[email protected] of one molecular entity caused by @[email protected] of a @[email protected], which undergoes temporary covalent bond formation with the molecular entity (M).
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Notes:
  1. This mechanism is the basis of the Type I @[email protected]
  2. The reactive molecular entity could be ground-state molecular dioxygen, O2, in which case energy transfer may occur producing singlet molecular oxygen, this being the basis of the Type II @[email protected]
Source:
PAC, 2007, 79, 293. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry, 3rd edition (IUPAC Recommendations 2006)) on page 418 [Terms] [Paper]