Preparative electrochemical oxidation of cyclic peralkylsilanes

James Y. Becker, Elias Shakkour, Robert West

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The electrochemical oxidation of cyclic peralkylsilanes undergo ring opening followed by further SiSi bond cleavage and reaction with BF4- to form α,ω-difluorosilanes, F-(SiR2)n-F, as major products.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5633-5636
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number38
StatePublished - 15 Sep 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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