Russian Journal of Organic Chemistry

, Volume 46, Issue 5, pp 631–633 | Cite as

Ionic liquids in Barbier-Zaitsev reaction. Synthesis of 1-(perfluorophenyl)-2-phenylethanol in the presence of iron pentacarbonyl

  • T. T. Vasil’eva
  • A. A. Ambartsumyan
  • O. V. Chakhovskaya
  • K. A. Kochetkov


The addition of benzyl bromide to pentafluorobenzaldehyde promoted by metal complex systems underlain by Fe(CO)5 in the presence of a molar amount of ionic liquid led to the formation of 1-(perfluorophenyl)-2-phenylethanol in up to 60% yield.


Ionic Liquid Nucleophilic Additive Phenylethanol HMPA Dibenzyl 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. T. Vasil’eva
    • 1
  • A. A. Ambartsumyan
    • 1
  • O. V. Chakhovskaya
    • 1
  • K. A. Kochetkov
    • 1
  1. 1.Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelemental CompoundsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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