One pot Suzuki coupling - Wittig olefination reactions

Thies Thiemann, Masataka Watanabe, Yasuko Tanaka, Shuntaro Mataka

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Bromoarylcarbaldehydes and bromothienylcarbaldehydes undergo Suzuki cross coupling and Wittig reactions in a one pot procedure to give olefins with extended pi systems. Dihaloarenes can be transformed in a double Wittig - / double Suzuki cross coupling reaction to yield functionalised terphenyls.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)723-727
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Chemical Research
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2004
Externally publishedYes


  • Conjugated pi-systems
  • Suzuki cross-coupling
  • Terphenyls
  • Wittig olefination

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry


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