Beta-Chlorovinylsilanes as Masked Alkynes in Oligoyne Assembly: Synthesis of the First Aryl-End-Capped Dodecayne

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An aryl-end-capped dodecayne has been prepared using a fourfold fluoride-mediated dechlorosilylation of a masked dodecayne precursor containing four beta-chlorovinylsilane residues that serve as masked alkynes; the unstable dodecayne product has been characterised by UV-vis absorption spectroscopy and 'matrix-free' MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4035-4037
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2007