Facile synthesis of diiodinated dihydronaphthalenes and naphthalenes via iodine mediated electrophilic cyclization

Fan Yang, Tienan Jin, Ming Bao, Yoshinori Yamamoto

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Abstract

A facile, efficient, and general synthetic method for a wide range of 2,3-diiodinated 1,4-dihydrothiophenes and naphthalenes has been developed via the electrophilic iodocyclization of various aryl propargyl alcohols. The resulting product 2p can be used for the synthesis of a rubrene intermediate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4013-4015
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume47
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Mar 15

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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