Halonium Catalysis: An Underutilized and Underexplored Catalytic Concept in Olefin Functionalizations Article (Faculty180)

cited authors

  • Gembreska, Nathan R; Vogel, Alexander K; Ziegelmeyer, Elizabeth C; Cheng, Eric; Wu, Fan; Roberts, Leo P; Vesoulis, Megan M; Li, Wei


  • Iodonium catalysis is described here to accomplish an intermolecular olefin oxyamination reaction. Urea is used as the O- and N-source to add across both activated and unactivated alkenes in a regioselective manner. Mechanistic studies confirm the presence of an iodonium intermediate.


publication date

  • 2020

published in

start page

  • 539

end page

  • 544


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