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Application of Iodanes to the Dimerization of Terminal Alkynes

Jie Yan*, Feng Lin, Zhenping Yang

*College of Chemical Engineering and Materials Sciences, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou 310032, Zhejiang, P. R. of China, Email:

J. Yan, F. Lin, Z. Yang, Synthesis, 2007, 1301-1303.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-966008


A palladium-catalyzed dimerization of terminal acetylenes with iodosylbenzene as oxidant allowed the preparation of various diynes in good yields in a short period of time at room temperature.

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Key Words

dimerization, diynes, iodanes, iodosylbenzene

ID: J66-Y2007-1390