Reactions of Diazonium Salts

by James

Description: Treatment of diazonium salts with various reagents leads to formation of a new bond to the aromatic ring and loss of nitrogen (N2).
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Angela Goddard May 3, 2014 at 5:05 pm

In the reduction to benzene, should the reactant be H3PO2 instead of H2PO3? That is how I have seen it elsewhere.

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James May 5, 2014 at 4:48 pm

Shoot. Need to fix. Thanks!

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Petr Menzel May 25, 2014 at 3:39 pm

Hi, in the Examples the example 4: Ph-N+N + H3PO2 —> “benzene”. Why in the reaction Ph-N+N + HPO —> is produced “phenol”? Its is ok the other reaction? Thx, P.

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James May 25, 2014 at 10:00 pm

You mean H3O+ ?

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Petr Menzel June 2, 2014 at 3:24 pm

No, I mean acid HPO.

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Petr Menzel June 2, 2014 at 3:26 pm

Hi, is the carbon C, where is bonded -N+N, the same carbon where is bonded the X from the Description? Thx, P.

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James June 14, 2014 at 9:34 pm

Yes, it should be!

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