A mild and efficient ultrasound-assisted synthesis of diaryl ethers without any catalyst

  • Xu H
  • Liao W
  • Li H
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Diaryl ethers have been prepared by a mild and efficient SNAr reaction by coupling of various phenols including that having a electron-withdrawing group with activated fluoroarenes using sonication in good to excellent yields at very low temperature (58 °C) under catalyst-free. © 2007 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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  • Catalyst-free
  • Diaryl ethers
  • Fluoroarenes
  • SNAr reaction
  • Ultrasound

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  • Hui Xu

  • Wu Ming Liao

  • Hong Feng Li

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