Preparation of Vinyl Silyl Ethers and Disiloxanes via the Silyl-Heck Reaction of Silyl Ditriflates
Sara E. S. Martin and Donald A. Watson*
*Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19716, United States, Email: dawatsonudel.edu
S. E. S. Martin, D. A. Watson, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 13330-13333.
DOI: 10.1021/ja407748z (free Supporting Information)
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A silyl-Heck reaction allows the preparation of vinyl silyl ethers and disiloxanes rom aryl-substituted alkenes and related substrates using a commercially available catalyst system and mild conditions. This work represents a highly practical means of accessing diverse classes of vinyl silyl ether substrates in an efficient and direct manner with complete regiomeric and geometric selectivity.
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