Lewis acidity enhancement of triarylborane by appended phosphine oxide groups

Jaewoo Kwak, Nguyen Van Nghia, Junseong Lee, Hyoseok Kim, Myung Hwan Park, Min Hyung Lee
2015 Dalton Transactions  
Introduction of a phosphine oxide group into a triarylborane significantly enhances the Lewis acidity of the boron center, the extent of which increases additively with the number of phosphine oxide groups.
doi:10.1039/c5dt00042d pmid:25668014 fatcat:r7yl555ct5b2zfv5qz7jcd3xqe