Synlett 1994; 1994(10): 857-858
DOI: 10.1055/s-1994-23032
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A Novel Homogeneous Lewis Acid Catalyst: Bistriflatedibenzotetramethyltetraazaannulenezirconium(IV) in a Cationic Form

Pier Giorgio Cozzi* , Carlo Floriani, Angiola Chiesi-Villa, Corrado Rizzoli
  • *Institut de Chimie Minérale et Analytique, BCH 3307, Université de Lausanne, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
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22 March 2002 (online)

The catalytic properties of bistriflatedibenzotetramethyltetraazaannulenezirconium(IV), [Zr(tmtaa)(OTf)2] a prototype of a novel class of organometallic Lewis acids capable of promoting aldol condensations and allylation reactions in fair to good yields have been disclosed.