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Unsymmetrical Diaryl Sulfones through Palladium-Catalyzed Coupling of Aryl Boronic Acids and Arylsulfonyl Chlorides

B. P. Bandgar*, Sampada V. Bettigeri and Jaywant Phopase

*Organic Chemistry Research Laboratory, School of Chemical Sciences, Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Vishnupuri, Nanded-431 606, India, Email:

B. P. Bandgar, S. V. Bettigeri, J. Phopase, Org. Lett., 2004, 6, 2105-2108.

DOI: 10.1021/ol049692c (free Supporting Information)


A simple, mild and efficient method for the synthesis of unsymmetrical diaryl sulfones using the palladium-catalyzed coupling of aryl boronic acids and arylsulfonyl chlorides has been developed.

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Key Words

Palladium catalyzed coupling, aryl boronic acids, diaryl sulfones

ID: J54-Y2004-300