A Facile Procedure for the Generation of Dichlorocarbene from the Reaction of Carbon Tetrachloride and Magnesium using Ultrasonic IrradiationAuthor(s): Haixia Lin | Mingfa Yang | Peigang Huang | Weiguo Cao
Journal: Molecules ISSN 1420-3049
Volume: 8; Issue: 8; Start page: 608; Date: 2003;
Keywords: Dichlorocarbene | gem-dichlorocyclopropanes | ultrasonic irradiation | olefin addition | magnesium
An improved method for the generation of dichlorocarbene was developed that utilizes ultrasound in the reaction of carbon tetrachloride with magnesium. High yields of gem-dichlorocyclopropane derivatives can be obtained in the presence of olefins by this method.