Convenient one-pot synthesis of sulfonyl azides from sulfonic acids

Joong Gon Kim, Ok Jang Doo

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We have developed a one-pot process for preparing sulfonyl azides by treating sulfonic acids with trichloroacetonitrile, triphenylphosphine, and sodium azide at room temperature. A wide range of sulfonyl azides was synthesized in excellent yields under mild conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2885-2887
Number of pages3
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Nov 14

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Organic Chemistry


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