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High-Yielding, Versatile, and Practical [Rh(III)Cp*]-Catalyzed Ortho Bromination and Iodination of Arenes

Nils Schröder, Joanna Wencel-Delord and Frank Glorius*

*Organisch-Chemisches Institut der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Corrensstrasse 40, 48149 Münster, Germany, Email:

N. Schröder, J. Wencel-Delord, F. Glorius, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 8298-8301.

DOI: 10.1021/ja302631j

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A high-yielding, general, and practical ortho bromination and iodination reaction of different classes of aromatic compounds occurs by Rh(III)-catalyzed C-H bond activation methodology.

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Key Words

Bromination, NBS

ID: J48-Y2012-1490