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SelectFluor and Its Analogs Fluorination for Preparing Aryl Fluorides

  • Jingyu Hu
  • Jinbo HuEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-1855-8_51-1


Selectfluor (Fig. 1) is a mild, reliable, effective, and stable source of electrophilic fluorine, which lends itself to large-scale synthesis and is commercially available [ 1]. In 1992, Banks et al. first reported its preparation and application as a competent reagent for the direct synthesis of organofluorides, including aryl fluorides [ 2]. Since then, a variety of aryl fluorides have been synthesized by using Selectfluor as the fluorine source under transition metal-free conditions.
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Organofluorine Chemistry, Center for Excellence in Molecular SynthesisShanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of SciencesShanghaiChina