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Modular Synthesis of Alkylarylazo Compounds via Iron(III)-Catalyzed Olefin Hydroamination

Yan Zhang*, Chenchao Huang, Xinru Lin, Qi Hu, Boyue Hu, Yulu Zhou, Gangguo Zhu*

*Zhejiang Normal University, 688 Yingbin Road, Jinhua 321004, China, Email:,

Y. Zhang, C. Huang, X. Lin, Q. Hu, B. Hu, Y. Zhou, G. Zhu, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 2261-2264.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b00540


A Fe-catalyzed olefin hydroamination with aryldiazo sulfones provides a broad range of alkylarylazo compounds, that are difficult to access. The reaction offers mild reaction conditions.

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Key Words

azo compounds, phenylsilane

ID: J54-Y2019