Inorganic Chemistry

Complete Deconstruction of SF6 by an Aluminium(I) Compound

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Abstract

The room-temperature activation of SF6, a potent greenhouse gas, is reported using a monovalent aluminium(I) reagent to form well-defined aluminium(III) fluoride and aluminium(III) sulfide products. New reactions have been developed to utilise the aluminium(III) fluoride and aluminium(III) sulfide as a nucleophilic source of F and S2– for a range of electrophiles. The overall reaction sequence results in the net transfer of fluorine or sulfur atoms from an environmentally detrimental gas to useful organic products.

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DJS ESI SF6 27thMay