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Preparation of Vinyl Silyl Ethers and Disiloxanes via the Silyl-Heck Reaction of Silyl Ditriflates

Sara E. S. Martin and Donald A. Watson*

*Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19716, United States, Email:

S. E. S. Martin, D. A. Watson, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 13330-13333.

DOI: 10.1021/ja407748z

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A silyl-Heck reaction allows the preparation of vinyl silyl ethers and disiloxanes rom aryl-substituted alkenes and related substrates using a commercially available catalyst system and mild conditions. This work represents a highly practical means of accessing diverse classes of vinyl silyl ether substrates in an efficient and direct manner with complete regiomeric and geometric selectivity.

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Key Words

vinyl silanes, vinyl siloxanes, Heck reaction

ID: J48-Y2013