Microwave generation and trapping of acetylketene

Indra Reddy Gudipati, Dhandapani Venkatram Sadasivam, David Martin Birney

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Microwave heating of 1 efficiently generates acetylketene (2) which reacted in situ with a range of alcohols, aldehydes and trifluoroacetophenone, giving products in high isolated yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)283-285
Number of pages3
JournalGreen Chemistry
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2008


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