Oxidation of thioketens by singlet oxygen and ozone

V. Jayathirtha Rao, V. Ramamurthy

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Di-t-butylthioketen (1) readily reacts with singlet oxygen to yield unexpected products (based on the behaviour of other heterocumulenes) and reacts with ozone to give, quantitatively, the corresponding sulphoxide (2).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)638-639
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number13
StatePublished - Jan 1 1981
Externally publishedYes

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