In this Dalton Transactions Hot Article, Ingo Krossing and colleagues use Al salts to stabilise trihalocarbenium CX3+ ions extending this tricky-to-make class of carbocations to chlorine and bromine.
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CCl3+ and CBr3+ salts with the [Al(ORF)4]− and [(FRO)3Al–F–Al(ORF)3]− anions (RF = C(CF3)3)
Anna J. Lehner, Nils Trapp, Harald Scherer and Ingo Krossing
Dalton Trans., 2011, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C0DT01076F, Paper