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Copper-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Coupling of Terminal Alkynes with H-Phosphonates Leading to Alkynylphosphonates

Yuxing Gao, Gang Wang, Lu Chen, Pengxiang Xu, Yufen Zhao, Yongbo Zhou and Li-Biao Han*

*National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8565, Japan, Email:

Y. Gao, G. Wang, L. Chen, P. Xu, Y. Zhao, Y. Zhou, L.-B. Han, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 7956-7957.

DOI: 10.1021/ja9023397 (free Supporting Information)


Copper-catalyzed aerobic oxidative coupling of terminal alkynes with H-phosphonates affords alkynylphosphonates in high yields.

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Key Words

phosphonates, oxygen

ID: J48-Y2009-1770