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A Cyclobutene-1,2-Bis(imidazolium) Salt as Efficient Precursor of Palladium-Catalyzed Room-Temperature Suzuki-Miyaura Reactions

Alireza Rahimi, Andreas Schmidt*

*Clausthal University of Technology, Institute of Organic Chemistry, Leibnizstr. 6, 38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, Email:

A. Rahimi, A. Schmidt, Synlett, 2010, 1327-1330.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1219824

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3,3'-[3,4-Bis(dichloromethylene)cyclobut-1-ene-1,2-diyl]bis(1-methyl-1H-imidazolium) bis(tetrafluoroborate), palladium(II)acetate catalyze effectively Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling reactions of aryl bromides, chlorides, and iodides with arylboronic acids at room temperature in toluene using sodium tert-butoxide as base.

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Key Words

Suzuki Coupling, Biaryls

ID: J60-Y2010-1500