Organic Chemistry Portal



Efficient Heck Vinylation of Aryl Halides Catalyzed by a New Air-Stable Palladium-Tetraphosphine Complex

Marie Feuerstein, Henri Doucet* and Maurice Santelli*

*Faculté des Sciences de Saint Jérôme, Avenue Escadrille Normandie-Niemen, 13397 Marseille Cedex 20, France, Email:,

M. Feuerstein, H. Doucet, M. Santelli, J. Org. Chem., 2001, 66, 5923-5925.

DOI: 10.1021/jo015645b

see article for more reactions


The Tedicyp-palladium complex obtained by addition of Tedicyp to [Pd(C3H5)Cl]2 provides a convenient catalyst for the Heck vinylation of aryl halides. This catalyst seems to be more stable and less sensitive to poisoning.

see article for more examples

Palladium-Tetraphosphine Complex Catalysed Heck Reaction of Vinyl Bromides with Alkenes: A Powerful Access to Conjugated Dienes

M. Lemhadri, A. Battace, F. Berthiol, T. Zair, H. Doucet, M. Santelli, Synthesis, 2008, 1142-1152.

Heck Vinylations Using Vinyl Sulfide, Vinyl Sulfoxide, Vinyl Sulfone, or Vinyl Sulfonate Derivatives and Aryl Bromides Catalyzed by a Palladium Complex Derived from a Tetraphosphine

A. Battace, T. Zair, H. Doucet, M. Santelli, Synthesis, 2006, 3495-3505.

Key Words

Heck reaction

ID: J42-Y2001