Synthesis, structure, and reactivity of a stabilized phosphiranylium salt

Helen Jansen, Florian B. Läng, J. C. Slootweg, Andreas W. Ehlers, Martin Lutz, Koop Lammertsma, Hansjörg Grützmacher

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Chargedl Combining MeBABAR-Phos and methyl triflate affords an amino-stabilized phosphiranylium ion (see picture; C. gray, N blue, P orange), which undergoes various nucleophilic addition reactions to give P-substituted phosphiranes and an N-heterocyclic carbene stabilized phosphiranylium cation. (Figure Presented)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5485-5488
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number32
Publication statusPublished - 26 Jul 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Carbenes
  • Cations
  • Heterocycles
  • Phosphiranes
  • Phosphorus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • General Chemistry


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