Aromatic nitration with potassium nitrate or nitric acid and boron trifluoride monohydrate

G. A. Olah, Q. Wang, X. Li, I. Bucsi

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Abstract

Potassium nitrate/boron trifluoride monohydrate and nitric acid/boron trifluoride monohydrate have been found to be efficient reagents for the nitration of aromatic compounds. Benzene and a series of substituted benzenes were nitrated with excellent yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1085-1086
Number of pages2
JournalSynthesis
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry

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