2. Preparation, Properties and Reactions of Phosphonium Salts

  1. Frank R. Hartley
  1. H. J. Cristau and
  2. F. Plénat

Published Online: 7 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047003436X.ch2

Organophosphorus Compounds (1993)

Organophosphorus Compounds (1993)

How to Cite

Cristau, H. J. and Plénat, F. (1993) Preparation, Properties and Reactions of Phosphonium Salts, in Organophosphorus Compounds (1993) (ed F. R. Hartley), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047003436X.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Cranfield University Cranfield, UK

Author Information

  1. Laboratoire de Chimie Organique, URA 458, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie, Université de Montpellier, 8 rue de l'Ecole Normale, 34053 Montpellier Cedex 1, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 23 DEC 1993

Book Series:

  1. PATAI'S Chemistry of Functional Groups

Book Series Editors:

  1. Professor Saul Patai

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471930570

Online ISBN: 9780470034361



  • phosphonium salt properties;
  • phosphonium salt preparation;
  • analysis and purification;
  • spectrometry;
  • thermochemistry;
  • phosphonium salt synthesis by phosphine alkylation;
  • tertiary phosphine arylation;
  • phosphine alkenylation complexed on rhodium (I)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Properties of Phosphonium Salts

  • Preparation of Phosphonium Salts

  • Reactivity of Phosphonium Salts

  • References