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Di-tert-butyl Peroxide Promoted Direct C[BOND]H Arylation of Unactivated Arenes with Aryl Halides

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  • Yi-Wei Zhu,

    1. School of Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Xiao Ling Wei Street, Nanjing 210094 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 25-84315030
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  • Prof. Wen-Bin Yi,

    Corresponding author
    1. School of Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Xiao Ling Wei Street, Nanjing 210094 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 25-84315030
    • School of Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Xiao Ling Wei Street, Nanjing 210094 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 25-84315030

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  • Jin-Long Qian,

    1. School of Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Xiao Ling Wei Street, Nanjing 210094 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 25-84315030
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  • Prof. Chun Cai

    1. School of Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Xiao Ling Wei Street, Nanjing 210094 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 25-84315030
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Abstract

Di-tert-butyl peroxide can smoothly promote the coupling of aryl halides with benzene derivatives without the aid of transition-metal catalysts through a chain homolytic aromatic substitution mechanism in the presence of potassium tert-butoxide.

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