A simple one-pot synthesis of methyltribromosilane


Pitcher M. W. , Bianconi P. A.

PHOSPHORUS SULFUR AND SILICON AND THE RELATED ELEMENTS, vol.182, no.8, pp.1819-1822, 2007 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 182 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/10426500701323382
  • Journal Name: PHOSPHORUS SULFUR AND SILICON AND THE RELATED ELEMENTS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1819-1822

Abstract

A simple one-pot synthesis of methyltribromosilane has been developed. The straightforward reaction of a slight excess of silicon tetrabromide with one equivalent of powdered methyllithium in refluxing pentane produces methyltribromosilane in high yields.