A general approach to the synthesis of optically pure 3,3'diaryl chiral sulfonimides (CSIs) from racemic BINOL has been developed. ortho-Lithiation is directed by the sulfonyl groups, and the resulting dihalides serve as the common precursors for the aryl-substituted CSIs.
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- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Bransted acids