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Rhodium(I)-Catalyzed Synthesis of Aryltriethoxysilanes from Arenediazonium Tosylate Salts with Triethoxysilane

Zhi Yong Tang, Yuan Zhang, Tao Wang, Wei Wang*

*State Key Laboratory of Applied Organic Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou Gansu 730000, P. R. of China, Email:

Z. Y. Tang, Y. Zhang, T. Wang, W. Wang, Synlett, 2010, 804-808.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1219090


An efficient rhodium-catalyzed method allows the preparation of aryltriethoxysilanes from arenediazonium tosylate salts. A new method for hydrodediazoniation has also been explored.

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Key Words

silylation, diazo compounds, aryltriethoxysilanes, rhodium catalyst, arenes, hydrodediazoniation, triethoxysilane

ID: J60-Y2010-0770