Self-catalyzed oxidation of sulfides with hydrogen peroxide: A green and practical process for the synthesis of sulfoxides

Feng Shi, Man Kin Tse, Hanns Martin Kaiser, Matthias Beller

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Abstract

A self-catalyzed selective oxidation of sulfides to sulfoxides has been developed. The scope of the protocol is demonstrated in the selective oxidation of 17 different substrates. High yields and chemoselectivity (in general > 90 % ) are achieved in most cases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2425-2430
Number of pages6
JournalAdvanced Synthesis and Catalysis
Volume349
Issue number16
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2007
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Green chemistry
  • Selective oxidation
  • Self-catalyzed
  • Solvent free
  • Sulfoxide

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