Photochemical C-C bond formation from chlorobenzene mediated by [Pd(PPh3)4]

Taro Tsubomura, Akira Ishikura, Kenta Hoshino, Hiroki Narita, Ken Sakai

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Photo-irradiation upon the chlorobenzene solution of [Pd(PPh3)4] affords trans-[PdCl2(PPh3)2] and a mixture of chlorobiphenyls. In the presence of zinc and organic amines, the catalytic production of chlorobiphenyls mediated by the palladium complex was observed with irradiation of light.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1171-1172
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1997
Externally publishedYes


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  • Chemistry(all)

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