N,N-Dialkylcarbodiimide synthesis by palladium-catalysed coupling of amines with isonitriles

Ilan Pri-Bar, Jeffrey Schwartz

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Catalytic condensation of amines and isonitriles can be accomplished efficiently at 100°C using a palladium complex catalyst, oxygen, and iodine to give N,N-dialkylcarbodiimides.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)347-348
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1997

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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


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