The article describes a Ni-catalyzed borylation via C–F activation. This protocol is distinguished by a wide scope, including unactivated fluoroarenes, without compromising its efficiency and scalability, thus representing a significant step-forward toward the implementation of C–F activation protocols.
Ni-Catalyzed Borylation of Aryl Fluorides via C–F Cleavage
Xiang-Wei Liu, Javier Echavarren, Cayetana Zarate, and Ruben Martin
Publication Date (Web): September 23, 2015 (Communication)