Microwave effect on catalytic enantioselective Claisen rearrangement

Kazuya Nushiro, Satoshi Kikuchi, Tohru Yamada

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Catalytic enantioselective Claisen rearrangement was drastically enhanced under microwave irradiation conditions without any loss of the enantioselectivity. Based on Arrhenius plots it was revealed that enantioselectivity decreased as the internal reaction temperature increased. Therefore, this reaction acceleration would NOT be caused by only a simple thermal effect.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8371-8373
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number75
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Aug 22

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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