Mechanism of the AZO-coup ling of 2,6-dialkylphenols in nonaqueous medium
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- Geidysh, L.S., Nikiforov, G.A. & Ershov, V.V. Russ Chem Bull (1969) 18: 2552. doi:10.1007/BF00912540
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The conditions of azo-coupling of 2,6-dialkylphenols in aprotonic medium were developed.
The kinetics of the azo-coupling of 2,6-dialkylphenols with p-benzoquinone diazide was studied spectrophotometrically.
The reaction of azo-coupling proceeds through the step of formation of an intermediate quinolide compound, the decomposition of which determines the summary rate of the process.