The Electrochemical Trifluoromethylation and Perfluoroalkoxylation of Aromatic Compounds

  • Vitali A. Grinberg
  • Cynthia A. Lundgren
  • Sergey R. Sterlin


The anodic radical trifluoromethylation on platinum electrode in aqueous acetonitrile of a number of aromatic compounds (CF3C6H4NO2, 1,3-(CF3)2C6H4, CF3C6H4COCH3) containing two electron-withdrawing groups was studied and a new approaches of anodic perfluoroalkoxylation of arenes were proposed.


Aromatic Compound Anodic Oxidation Platinum Electrode Anodic Current Density Aqueous Acetonitrile 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vitali A. Grinberg
    • 1
  • Cynthia A. Lundgren
    • 2
  • Sergey R. Sterlin
    • 1
  1. 1.A.N.Frumkin Institute of Electrochemistry Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussian Federation
  2. 2.Experimental stationCentral Research & Development E.I. Du Pont de Nemours & Company, Inc.WilmingtonUSA

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