|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2008|
|Authors||Rahaim RJ, J, Shaw, JT|
|Journal||The Journal of organic chemistry|
A rapid and high-yielding silylation of terminal alkynes employing TMSOTf and catalytic quantities of Zn(OTf)2 has been developed. The reaction works well for a variety of substrates including reactive esters. Fifteen examples with yields of >90% are reported.