Epoxidation of polyaromatics using HOF·CH3CN

Shlomo Rozen*, Yífat Bareket, Jochanan Blum

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The reaction of the HOF·CH3CN complex, made directly by passing fluorine through aqueous acetonitrile, with some phenanthrene and pyrene derivatives results in fast epoxidation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2333-2334
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number13
StatePublished - 31 Mar 1997


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