A versatile synthesis of planar chiral ligands

S. E. Gibson, H. Ibrahim

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Introduction of a p-But substituent onto tricarbonylchromium(0) complexes of benzyl ethers facilitates clean and selective ortho functionalisation; this reactivity is the basis of a key step in a short and versatile synthesis of enantiomerically pure planar chiral complexes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1070-1071
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number12
StatePublished - Jun 21 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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