Copper(I) salt promoted homo-coupling reaction of organosilanes

Kazutaka Ikegashira, Yasushi Nishihara, Kazunori Hirabayashi, Atsunori Mori, Tamejiro Hiyama

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Alkenylfluorosilanes, phenylfluorosilanes or alkynylsilanes smoothly dimerize in the presence of a copper(I) salt in a polar solvent such as N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF) or dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) to give the 1,3-conjugated dienes, biphenyl or 1,3-conjugated diynes, respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1039-1040
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

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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