The trichlorovinylsilane/tert-butyllithium reagent - A source for transient silenes?

Thomas Müller, Michael Bendikov, Norbert Auner, Yitzhak Apeloig

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Quantum-mechanical calculations suggest that silenes are probably not involved as intermediates in the reaction of the trichlorovinylsilane/t-BuLi reagent with alkynes. Instead, the product 7 is obtained via a carbometalation - elimination reaction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)598-600
Number of pages3
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Feb 19 2001


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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