Synthesis 1988; 1988(4): 333-335
DOI: 10.1055/s-1988-27563
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A Convenient Synthesis of Phenanthrene and Chrysene Derivatives

Rino Leardini* , Daniele Nanni, Antonio Tundo, Giuseppe Zanardi
  • *Dipartimento di Chimica Organica dell'Università, Viale Risorgimento 4, I-40136 Bologna, Italy
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Publication Date:
20 August 2002 (online)

Phenanthrenes and chrysenes are readily obtained by reaction of biphenyl-2-diazonium tetrafluoroborates or 2-phenylnaphthalene-1-diazonium tetrafluoroborates, respectively, with mono-substituted acetylenes in pyridine at 0°C.