Aluminium-mediated aromatic C–F bond activation: regioswitchable construction of benzene-fused triphenylene frameworks

Naoto Suzuki, Takeshi Fujita, Konstantin Yu. Amsharov, Junji Ichikawa
2016 Chemical Communications  
Aluminium-mediated selective synthesis of benzo[f]tetraphenes or benzo[g]chrysenes was achieved via aromatic C–F bond cleavage and regioselective C–C bond formation.
doi:10.1039/c6cc07199f pmid:27722478 fatcat:t42j5dzv45fctoc2rubdyfxhli