Insights into the Scholl Coupling Reaction: A Key Transformation of Relevance to the Synthesis of Graphenes and Related Systems

Mark S. Little, Stephen G. Yeates, Aula A. Alwattar, Kane W. J. Heard, James Raftery, Alyn C. Edwards, Adam. V. S. Parry, Peter Quayle

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Abstract

The use of Scholl-type reactions on 4,10-di-substituted chrysene derivatives proceeds via variegated, and unexpected oxidation/coupling pathways. These observations serve as a cautionary note when attempting to employ the Scholl reaction in target-oriented, materials, synthesis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1694-1703
JournalEuropean Journal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number13
Early online date30 Jan 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Apr 2017

Keywords

  • Scholl reactions
  • Oxidation
  • Cross-coupling
  • Dimerization
  • Fused-ring systems

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