Synthesis of 2-Aryl Derivatives of Pentaborane(9)

Joseph A. Heppert, Donald F. Gaines

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A series of 2-aryl derivatives of B5H9 have been prepared via aluminum chloride catalyzed electrophilic substitution by 2-ClB5H8 on various alkylbenzenes. Analyses of 1H NMR spectra suggest that the site of attack of the B5H8 moiety is controlled by steric interactions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4117-4121
Number of pages5
JournalInorganic Chemistry
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1982


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