Autocatalytic formation of fluorinated ferrocenophanes from 1,1′-bis(trifluorovinyl)ferrocene

Max Roemer, D. Lentz

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1,1′-Bis(trifluorovinyl)ferrocene is obtained in excellent yields from a Negishi type coupling reaction. Under certain redox conditions and in the presence of a suitable nucleophile, the highly reactive compound undergoes a transformation to fluorinated ferrocenophanes. Intra and intermolecular [2+2]-cycloaddition products are formed upon heating. © 2011 The Royal Society of Chemistry.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7239-7241
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number25
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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