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Jia-xing LU(jxlu@chem.ecnu.edu.cn)


Conversion and utilization of greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) have become more and more significant to the sustainable development of the global economy. Among them, electrocarboxylation of organic substrates is an effective process. Under mild conditions such as ambient temperature and pressure, carbocations generated by electroreduction of organic substrates can react with CO2 into corresponding carboxylic acids. This paper introduces the recent progress of our group in electrochemical carboxylation, including electrocarboxylation of varies active organic substrates and asymmetric electrocarboxylation.

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electrocarboxylation, carbon dioxide, organic electrosynthesis.

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