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Pd-Catalyzed Conversion of Aryl Iodides to Sulfonyl Fluorides Using SO2 Surrogate DABSO and Selectfluor

Ariana L. Tribby, Ismeraí Rodríguez, Shamira Shariffudin and Nicholas D. Ball*

*Department of Chemistry, Pomona College, 645 North College Avenue, Claremont, California 91711, United States, Email:

A. L. Tribby, I. Rodríguez, S. Shariffudin, N. D. Ball, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 2294-2299.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b00051


A one-pot Pd-catalyzed reaction of aryl iodides with DABSO and Selectfluor provides aryl sulfonyl fluorides in good yields. Additionally, sulfonyl fluorides can be converted to aryl sulfonamides and sulfonic esters using Cs2CO3 under mild conditions.

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Key Words

Sulfonyl Fluorides, Selectfluor

ID: J42-Y2017