Formation of 6,8-di-tert-butyl-3,4-dihydro-4,4-dimethyl-1-phosphanaphthalene by the reaction of 2,2-dibromo-1-(2,4,6-tri-tert-butylphenyl)-1-phosphaethene with butyllithium

Shigekazu Ito, Kozo Toyota, Masaaki Yoshifuji

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Abstract

Sterically crowded 1-bromo-2-(2,4,6-tri-tert-butylphenyl)-2-phosphaethenyllithium gave 6,8-di-tert-butyl-3,4-dihydro-4,4-dimethyl-1-phosphanaphthalene by intramolecular insertion of an intermediary phosphinidene carbene species into one of the C-H bonds of the two o-tert-butyl groups.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1637-1638
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Jan 1

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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