A new approach to the photochemical trifluoromethylation of aromatic compounds

Cuiwei Lai, Thomas E. Mallouk

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Abstract

Using silver trifluoroacetate as a source of CF3·radicals and powdered TiO2 as a photocatalyst, electrophilic substitution of the trifluoromethyl group for hydrogen occurs in moderate to good yield for a variety of aromatic compounds.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1359-1361
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number17
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1993

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Trifluoroacetic Acid
Aromatic compounds
Photocatalysts
Silver
Hydrogen
Substitution reactions

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  • Molecular Medicine

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A new approach to the photochemical trifluoromethylation of aromatic compounds. / Lai, Cuiwei; Mallouk, Thomas E.

In: Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications, No. 17, 01.12.1993, p. 1359-1361.

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