Tebbe-Petasis Olefination

Schematic representation of the Tebbe-Petasis Olefination.
Mechanism of the Tebbe-Petasis Olefination
Mechanism of the Tebbe-Petasis Olefination
Sample reactions
intermediate structure
Cp2TiMe2
THF
60 °C, 24 h
intermediate structure
intermediate structure
Cp2TiCl2, AlMe3
PhMe
-78 to 0 °C, 6 h, 66%
intermediate structure
intermediate structure
Cp2TiMe2, Pyr
PhMe, THF
-50 to -35 °C, 3 h
intermediate structure