Iron-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reaction of Aryl Grignard Reagents with bis(2-bromovinyl)benzenes

Author(s): Alessandra Operamolla, Omar Hassan Omar, Francesco Babudri, Michele Vitulli, Gianluca M. Farinola.

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 6 , Issue 7 , 2009

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Abstract:

Fe(acac)3 has been used as the catalyst in cross-coupling reactions of aryl Grignard reagents with 1,4-bis(2- bromovinyl)benzenes affording bis(2-arylvinyl)benzenes. Effects of alkoxy substituents on both reactants and of the temperature on the reaction outcome are investigated.

Keywords: Iron catalyst, Fe(acac)3, cross-coupling, Grignard reagents, bis(2-arylvinyl)benzenes, PPV oligomers

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VOLUME: 6
ISSUE: 7
Year: 2009
Page: [573 - 578]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/157017809789869519
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