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- Einecs Number 220-099-6
- HMIS 2-3-0-X
- Molecular Formula C8H18OSi2
- Molecular Weight (g/mol) 186.40
- TSCA Yes
- Boiling Point (˚C/mmHg) 139
- Density (g/mL) 0.811
- Flash Point (˚C) 24 °C
- Melting Point (˚C) -99°
- Refractive Index @ 20˚C 1.4123
Potential vinyl nucleophile in cross-coupling reactions.1
1. Larson, G. L. “Silicon-Based Cross-Coupling Reagents” Gelest, Inc. 2011.
Alkenylsilane Cross-Coupling Agent
The cross-coupling reaction is a highly useful methodology for the formation of carbon-carbon bonds. It involves two reagents, with one typically being a suitable organometallic reagent - the nucleophile - and the other a suitable organic substrate, normally an unsaturated halide, tosylate or similar - the electrophile.
1,3-Divinyltetramethyldisiloxane; Diethenyltetramethyldisiloxane; Tetramethyldivinyldisiloxane; Divinyltetramethyldisiloxane
Silicon Chemistry, Articles
Hatanaka and Hiyama first reported the palladium-catalyzed, fluoride-promoted reaction of aryl, alkenyl, allyl, and ethynyltrimethylsilanes with aryl, vinil and allyl halides to form the respective cross-coupled products