23. Binaphthyls: Universal Ligands for Catalysis

  1. Prof. Dr. Hans-Günther Schmalz
  1. Tobias Wabnitz and
  2. Oliver Reiser

Published Online: 4 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619979.ch23

Organic Synthesis Highlights IV

Organic Synthesis Highlights IV

How to Cite

Wabnitz, T. and Reiser, O. (2000) Binaphthyls: Universal Ligands for Catalysis, in Organic Synthesis Highlights IV (ed H.-G. Schmalz), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619979.ch23

Editor Information

  1. Institut für Organische Chemie, der Universität zu Köln, Greinstrasse 4, D-50939 Köln, Germany

Author Information

  1. Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Regensburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 22 SEP 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527299164

Online ISBN: 9783527619979



  • enantioselectivity;
  • rotation;
  • binaphthyl;
  • enantiomeric;
  • diamine


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Synthesis and Structure of Binaphthyl Compounds

  • BINAP Catalysts

  • Chirality Transfer in Metal-BINAP Complexes

  • Binaphthyls in Cyclic Transition States

  • Further Applications of Binaphthyls in Homogenous Catalysis