Copper-Catalyzed Remote C–H Arylation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)

  1. Anping Luo,
  2. Min Zhang,
  3. Zhangyi Fu,
  4. Jingbo LanORCID Logo,
  5. Di Wu and
  6. Jingsong YouORCID Logo

Submitting author affiliation: Sichuan University, Chengdu, China

Beilstein Arch. 2020, 202011. doi:10.3762/bxiv.2020.11.v1

Published 20 Jan 2020

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The regioselective C–H arylation of substituted polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) is a desired but challenging task. Herein, a copper-catalyzed C7–H arylation of 1-naphthamides has been developed by using aryliodonium salts as arylating reagents. This protocol does not need to use precious metal catalysts and can tolerate wide functional groups. Under standard conditions, the remote C–H arylation of other PAHs including phenanthrene-9-carboxamide, pyrene-1-carboxamide and fluoranthene-3-carboxamide has also accomplished, which provides an opportunity for the development of diverse organic optoelectronic materials.

Keywords: Copper-Catalyzed; C–H Arylation; Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs); Non-precious Metal Catalyst; Regioselectivity

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