Flash Vacuum Pyrolysis of Sulphonyl Stabilised Phosphorus Ylides: Generation and Reactivity of Sulphonyl Carbenes

R Alan Aitken, M J DRYSDALE

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Abstract

Thermal decomposition of arylmethylsulphonylalkylidenetriphenylphosphoranes results in loss of Ph3P and SO2 to give alkenes and in some cases products derived from benzylic radicals, the products are explained by a mechanism involving sulphonyl carbenes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)512-513
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 1991

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