Photochemical Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Migratory Cross-Coupling of Alkyl Bromides with Aryl Bromides
Long Peng, Zheqi Li and Guoyin Yin*
*The Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS), Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei 430072, P. R. China, Email: yinguoyinwhu.edu.cn
L. Peng, Z. Li, G. Yin, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 1880-1883.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b00413 (free Supporting Information)
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A visible-light-driven nickel and iridium dual catalysis enables the migratory benzylic arylation of nonactivated alkyl bromides with aryl bromides to provide 1,1-diarylalkanes in the presence of diisopropylamine as the terminal reductant. This method tolerates a wide range of functional groups.
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