Regiospecific Cleavage of S-N Bonds in Sulfonyl Azides: Sulfonyl Donors
Zhiguo Zhang*, Songnan Wang, Yong Zhang, Guisheng Zhang*
*School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Henan Normal University, Xinxiang, Henan 453007, China, Email: zhangzghtu.edu.cn, zgs6668yahoo.com
Z. Zhang, S. Wang, Y. Zhang, G. Zhang, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 3919-3926.
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Sulfonyl azides can be used as efficient sulfonyl donors. A trifluoromethanesulfonic acid-induced formation of reactive sulfonyl cations from sulfonyl azides followed by coupling with various arenes provides aryl sulfones at ambient temperature.
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