Use of aluminium as an electron pool. Reductive coupling of iodobenzenes promoted by electron transfer in an Ni/Pb/A1 multi redox system

Hideo Tanaka, Shin ichi Sumida, Noriko Kobayashi, Naoki Komatsu, Sigeru Torii

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Reductive coupling of iodobenzenes was achieved successfully by use of a stoichiometric amount of aluminium metal as an electron source and catalytic amounts of NiCl2(bpy) (bpy=2,2 - ́bipyridyl) and lead(II) bromide as electron transfer catalysts in methanol containing potassium iodide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)323-325
Number of pages3
JournalInorganica Chimica Acta
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1994



  • Aluminium complexes
  • Electron transfer catalyst
  • Lead complexes
  • Multi metal redox system
  • Nickel complexes
  • Reductive coupling of iodobenzenes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry

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