Synthesis of multiply ortho-substituted diaryl ethers via lithiation and oxidation of a dibenzosiloxane (phenoxasilin)

Mark S. Betson, Jonathan Clayden*

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Abstract

Lithiation of dibenzosiloxanes (phenoxasilins or 9-silaxanthenes), followed by oxidation of the C-Si bonds, provides a versatile method for the synthesis of 2,6,2′,6′-tetrasubstituted diaryl (biaryl) ethers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)745-746
Number of pages2
JournalSYNLETT
Issue number5
Early online date9 Mar 2006
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 17 Mar 2006

Keywords

  • Diaryl ether
  • ipso electrophilic aromatic substitution
  • Lithiation
  • Synthesis

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