Synthesis of Azoxybenzenes by Reductive Dimerization of Nitrosobenzene
Yu-Feng Chen, Jing Chen, Li-Jen Lin and Gary Jing Chuang*
*Department of Chemistry, Chung Yuan Christian University, 200 Chung Pei Road, Chung Li district, Taoyuan City, Taiwan 32023, Email: gjchuangcycu.edu.tw
Y.-F. Chen, J. Chen, L.-J. Lin, G. J. Chuang, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 11620-11630.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b01887 (free Supporting Information)
Reductive dimerization of nitrosobenzenes enables an effective and simple preparation of substituted azoxybenzenes without additional catalysts/reagents. This procedure can be applied to substrates with a wide range of substitution patterns.
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