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Sodium Hydride Induced N-Arylation of Diisopropyl Azodicarboxylate by Aryl Trifluoromethanesulfonates

Issa Yavari*, Majid Ghazanfarpour-Darjani, Mohammad J. Bayat, Alaleh Malekafzali

*Department of Chemistry, University of Tarbiat Modares, P.O. Box 14115-175, Tehran, Iran, Email:

I. Yavari, M. Ghazanfarpour-Darjani, M. J. Bayat, A. Malekafzali, Synlett, 2015, 26, 942-944.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1380143 (free Supporting Information)


Copper(I) oxide catalyzes an efficient intermolecular N-arylation of the anionic species derived from diisopropyl azodicarboxylate and sodium hydride with various aryl trifluoromethanesulfonates without ligand at 80 C in N,N-dimethylformamide.

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Key Words

C-N cross-coupling, aryl trifluoromethanesulfonates, diisopropyl azodicarboxylate, copper(I) oxide

ID: J60-Y2015