P=O Bond Formation
A recyclable ionic liquid supported organotelluride catalyzes an aerobic oxidation of phosphite esters to phosphate esters. This method offers high conversion rates and allows a ready isolation of the resulting products. The catalyst can be reused.
A. Mihoya, Y. Shibuya, A. Ito, A. Toyoda, M. Oba, S. Koguchi Synlett, 2020, 31, 2043-2045.