Chapter 2. Preparation of Highly Fluorinated Compounds

  1. Richard D. Chambers FRS Emeritus Professor of Chemistry

Published Online: 3 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305371.ch2

Fluorine in Organic Chemistry

Fluorine in Organic Chemistry

How to Cite

Chambers, R. D. (2004) Preparation of Highly Fluorinated Compounds, in Fluorine in Organic Chemistry, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305371.ch2

Author Information

  1. University of Durham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 SEP 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405107877

Online ISBN: 9781444305371



  • highly fluorinated compound preparation;
  • fluorine source;
  • fluorination with metal fluorides;
  • alkali metal fluorides;
  • displacements at saturated carbon;
  • alkene derivatives;
  • electrochemical fluorination (ECF);
  • fluorination with elemental fluorine;
  • fluorinated carbon;
  • halogen fluorides


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fluorination with Metal Fluorides

  • Electrochemical Fluorination (ECF)

  • Fluorination with Elemental Fluorine

  • Halogen Fluorides

  • References