Promotion of the Pauson-Khand reaction using high intensity ultrasound

J. Gair Ford, William J. Kerr, George G. Kirk, David M. Lindsay, David Middlemiss

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The use of a high powered ultrasound source in promoting the Pauson-Khand reaction has been extensively investigated. In conjunction with amines and N-oxide techniques, this developed methodology allows efficient access to a range of cyclopentenones in rapid reaction times and good to excellent yields.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1415-1418
Number of pages4
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2000


  • amine N-oxides
  • cobalt
  • organometallic complexes
  • transition metals
  • ultrasound


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