Synthesis of Dibenzofurans via C-H Activation of o-Iodo Diaryl Ethers
Niranjan Panda*, Irshad Mattan and Dinesh Kumar Nayak
*Department of Chemistry, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha 769008, India, Email: npandanitrkl.ac.in
N. Panda, I. Mattan, D. K. Nayak, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 6590-6597.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b00634 (free Supporting Information)
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An efficient method for the synthesis of dibenzofurans from o-iododiaryl ethers is catalyzed by reusable Pd/C under ligand-free conditions. Synthesis of o-iododiaryl ether was achieved in one pot through sequential iodination and O-arylation of phenol under mild reaction conditions.
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