IJOC  Vol.3 No.3 , September 2013
Salen-Cu(II) Complex Catalyzed N-Arylation of Imidazoles under Mild Conditions
ABSTRACT
Three inexpensive and air-/moisture-stable Salen-Cu complexes 1-3 were evaluated to be a novel class of catalysts for the N-arylation of imidazoles with aryl halides. A variety of aryl iodides, bromides underwent the coupling with imida-zoles, promoted by the complex 3, in moderate to excellent yields without the protection by an inert gas.

Cite this paper
Y. Liu, Q. Zhang, X. Ma, P. Liu, J. Xie, B. Dai and Z. Liu, "Salen-Cu(II) Complex Catalyzed N-Arylation of Imidazoles under Mild Conditions," International Journal of Organic Chemistry, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2013, pp. 185-189. doi: 10.4236/ijoc.2013.33023.
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