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Issue 11, 2007
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Isolating fluorinated carbocations

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Using carboranes as counterions, fluorinated benzyl-type carbocations such as (p-FC6H4)2CF+, (p-FC6H4)(CH3)CF+ and fluorinated trityl ions are readily isolated for X-ray and IR structural characterization.

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The article was received on 04 Dec 2006, accepted on 17 Jan 2007 and first published on 13 Feb 2007

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B617606B
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2007, 1145-1147
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    Isolating fluorinated carbocations

    C. Douvris, E. S. Stoyanov, F. S. Tham and C. A. Reed, Chem. Commun., 2007, 1145
    DOI: 10.1039/B617606B

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