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Microwave-Assisted Hydrogen-Free Reductive Deiodination of Iodoarenes with Silicon-Nanoarray Palladium-Nanoparticle Catalyst

Yuta Matsukawa, Yoichi M. A. Yamada*

*RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science, Wako, Saitama, 351-0198, Japan, Email:

Y. Matsukawa, Y. M. A. Yamada, Synlett, 2022, 33, 777-780.

DOI: 10.1055/a-1795-8092

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A silicon nanoarray palladium catalyst mediates a hydrogenolysis of iodoarenes under microwave irradiation in the presence of triethanolamine as the sacrificial reductant. The reductive deiodination proceeded under an aerobic atmosphere affording the corresponding hydrogen-substituted arenes in high yields. No reaction occurred in the absence of microwaves.

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Key Words

microwave synthesis, dehalogenation, deiodination, reductive dehalogenation, iodoarenes, triethanolamine, palladium, silicon nanowire array

ID: J72-Y2022