Insights into the Scholl Coupling Reaction: a Key Transformation of relevance to the Synthesis of Graphenes and Related Systems

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  • External authors:
  • Mark Little
  • Aula Alwattar
  • Kane Heard
  • James Raftery
  • Alyn Edwards


The use of Scholl-type reactions on 4,10-di-substituted chrysene derivatives proceeds via variegated, and unexpected oxidation/coupling pathways. These observations serve as a cautionary note when attempting to employ the Scholl reaction in target-oriented, materials, synthesis.

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Original languageEnglish
JournalEuropean Journal of Organic Chemistry
Early online date30 Jan 2017
StatePublished - 2017