Photochemical selective fluorination of organic molecules using mercury (II) fluoride

Mohammed H. Habibi, Thomas E. Mallouk

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Abstract

Organic compounds, such as triphenylacetic acid, triphenyl ethylene, and triethyl phosphite can be selectively fluorinated in dimethylsulfoxide/ HgF2 solutions under UV-visible illumination. Product yields, determined by 19F-NMR, are essentially quantitative for the compounds studied, and in some cases only a single fluorinated product is formed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)291-294
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Fluorine Chemistry
Volume51
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1991

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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