Indirect anodic oxidation based on the cation exchange reaction between alkaline (earth) metal halides and solid-supported acids

Atsushi Nakajima, Yuta Doi, Toshio Fuchigami, Toshiki Tajima

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Abstract

We have developed a novel electrolytic system for indirect anodic oxidation based on the cation exchange reaction between alkaline (earth) metal halides and solid-supported acids. It was demonstrated that hydrogen halides derived from the cation exchange reaction act as not only a supporting electrolyte but also a mediator in acetonitrile. On the basis of the electrolytic system, indirect anodic oxidation of various benzyl alcohols in the presence of 2,6-lutidine was successfully achieved by controlled potential electrolysis to provide the corresponding benzaldehydes in good to excellent yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)177-180
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Electroanalytical Chemistry
Volume623
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Nov 15

Keywords

  • Alkaline (earth) metal halide
  • Cation exchange reaction
  • Indirect anodic oxidation
  • Mediator
  • Solid-supported acid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Electrochemistry

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