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Revisiting the Perfluorinated Trityl Cation

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posted on 30.04.2021, 03:27 by Eoghan G Delany, Satnam Kaur, Steven Cummings, Kristoffer Basse, David JD Wilson, Jason Dutton
Although ultimately not isolable for X-ray structural characterization, the free perfluorinated trityl cation was shown to be observable in neat triflic acid, which represents milder conditions than previous reports of this cation in “magic acid” or oleum. A triflate-bound species could be generated in organic solvents using stoichiometric amounts of triflic acid and was shown to be synthetically viable for hydride abstraction from Et SiH. It was demonstrated that the para-position on the -C F rings is the primary point of attack for decomposition of the cation. 3 6 5

Funding

We thank The La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science for their generous funding of this project. This work was also supported by an ARC Future Fellowship (JLD, FT16010007).

History

Publication Date

01/01/2019

Journal

Chemistry: A European Journal

Volume

25

Issue

20

Pagination

5p. (p. 5298-5302)

Publisher

Wiley-Blackwell

ISSN

0947-6539

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