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

Funding

FundersFunder number
USA–Israel Binational Science Foundation
United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation

    Keywords

    • Alcohols to trifluoromethoxy
    • Bromine trifluoride
    • Trifluoromethyl ethers

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