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Controlling selectivity in the Ullmann reaction on Cu(111)

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Abstract

Using a surface science approach, the selectivity in the Ullmann cross-coupling of aryl halides on Cu(111) has been understood and controlled. The binding strength of the reactants and repulsion between them dictates which organometallic intermediates form, and hence the product distribution. Cross coupling can be maximized at low reactant concentrations.

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The article was received on 14 Apr 2017, accepted on 16 Jun 2017 and first published on 16 Jun 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7CC02901B
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2017,53, 7816-7819
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    Controlling selectivity in the Ullmann reaction on Cu(111)

    E. A. Lewis, M. D. Marcinkowski, C. J. Murphy, M. L. Liriano, A. J. Therrien, A. Pronschinske and E. C. H. Sykes, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 7816
    DOI: 10.1039/C7CC02901B

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