Trifluoromethylation of haloarenes with a new trifluoro-methylating reagent Cu(O2CCF2SO2F)2

Gang Zhao, Hao Wu, Zhiwei Xiao, Qing-Yun Chen, Chao Liu
2016 RSC Advances  
A new trifluoromethylating reagent Cu(O2CCF2SO2F)2, which easily decomposes to generate active CuCF3 species in DMF at room temperature, has been conveniently prepared from inexpensive starting materials on a large scale.
doi:10.1039/c6ra09011g fatcat:padql4uwnfbijgggmpvc3xfevi