17. Microreactor Technology in Lithium Chemistry

  1. Renzo Luisi and
  2. Vito Capriati
  1. Aiichiro Nagaki and
  2. Jun-Ichi Yoshida

Published Online: 21 MAR 2014

DOI: 10.1002/9783527667512.ch17

Lithium Compounds in Organic Synthesis

Lithium Compounds in Organic Synthesis

How to Cite

Nagaki, A. and Yoshida, J.-I. (2014) Microreactor Technology in Lithium Chemistry, in Lithium Compounds in Organic Synthesis (eds R. Luisi and V. Capriati), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527667512.ch17

Editor Information

  1. University of Bari “A. Moro”, Department of Pharmacy - Drug, Sciences, Consortium C.I.N.M.P.I.S., Via E. Orabona 4, I-70125 Bari, Italy

Author Information

  1. Kyoto University, Department of Synthetic Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyotodaigaku-Katsura, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto, 615-8510, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAR 2014
  2. Published Print: 9 APR 2014

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527333431

Online ISBN: 9783527667512



  • microreactor;
  • residence time;
  • electrophiles;
  • carbanion;
  • micromixers;
  • copolymerization


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Characteristic Features of Flow Microreactors

  • Control of Unstable Organolithiums Using Flow Microreactors

  • Protecting-Group-Free Synthesis Using Flow Microreactors

  • Stereoselective Reactions Based on Control of Configurationally Unstable Organollithiums Using Flow Microreactors

  • Switching Reaction Pathways of Organolithiums Using Flow Microreactors

  • Reaction Integration Using Flow Microreactors

  • Controlled/Living Anionic Polymerization of Vinyl Monomers Using Organolithium Initiators in Flow Microreactors

  • Conclusion and Outlook

  • References