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Convenient MW-Assisted Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Sulfides Using Sulfonyl Hydrazides as Aryl Thiol Surrogate

Neetu Singh, Rahul Singh, Dushyant S. Raghuvanshi and Krishna Nand Singh*

*Department of Chemistry (Centre of Advanced Study), Faculty of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005, India, Email:

N. Singh, R. Singh, D. S. Raghuvanshi, K. N. Singh, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 5874-5877.

DOI: 10.1021/ol402948k


An efficient cross-coupling reaction of aryl/het-aryl/benzyl halides with stable and easily workable sulfonyl hydrazides as thiol substitutes delivers unsymmetrical sulfides in the presence [DBU][HOAc] and CuI under microwave irradiation.

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Key Words

aryl sulfides, ionic liquids, microwave synthesis

ID: J54-Y2013