A novel synthesis of trifluoromethyl ethers via xanthates, utilizing BrF3

Iris Ben-David, Dalit Rechavi, Eyal Mishani, Shlomo Rozen

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Abstract

Alcohols were transformed into trifluoromethyl ethers by converting them to xanthates in almost quantitative yields followed by a reaction with bromine trifluoride, a reagent rarely used in organic chemistry.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)75-78
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Fluorine Chemistry
Volume97
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - 20 Jul 1999

Keywords

  • Alcohols to trifluoromethoxy
  • Bromine trifluoride
  • Trifluoromethyl ethers

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