A Greener Method Towards the Synthesis of 1,3-Diarylimidazolium Tetrafluoroborates

  • MI Ikhile
  • MD Bala
  • VO Nyamori
Keywords: Diimines, imidazolium salts, NHC-metal ligand precursors, solvent-free, synthesis

Abstract

A new strategic method for the synthesis of 1,3-diarylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate salts is illustrated herein. A solvent-free approach was employed in the synthesis of the diimines which are precursors in the preparation of the imidazolium salts. The reaction proceeds faster, cleaner and in a better yield than previously reported methods.

Keywords: Diimines, imidazolium salts, NHC-metal ligand precursors, solvent-free, synthesis

Published
2015-10-12
Section
Articles

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