Chiral iridium complex catalyzed a formal [4+2] cycloaddition of biphenylene with disubstituted alkynes, which was initiated by carbon-carbon bond cleavage. Axially chiral 9,10-disubstituted phenanthrenes were enantiomerically obtained.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 2008 Mar 18|
- Asymmetric catalysis
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Organic Chemistry