Heiskanen JP1, Vivo P2, Saari NM1, Hukka TI2, Kastinen T2, Kaunisto K2, Lemmetyinen HJ2, Hormi OE1.
J Org Chem. 2016 Feb 19;81(4):1535-46. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b02689. Epub 2016 Jan 28.The benzothiadiazole moiety has been extensively exploited as a building block in the syntheses of efficient organic semiconducting materials during the past decade. In this paper, parallel synthetic routes to benzothiadiazole derivatives, inspired by previous computational findings, are reported. The results presented here show that various C-C cross-couplings of benzothiadiazole, thiophene, and thiazole derivatives can be efficiently performed by applying Xantphos as a ligand of the catalyst system. Read More