Get access
Advertisement

Stable Singlet Carbenes—Plentiful and Versatile

Authors


Abstract

original image

Electron donation from substituents is the principal mechanism of stabilizing singlet carbenes. Two amino groups are optimal (A). With additional steric protection, one amino group is sufficient (B). The effect of phosphanyl groups is enhanced by an electron acceptor as the second substituent (C).

Get access to the full text of this article

Ancillary