Dalton communications. Lewis-acid catalysed oxidation of alkanes by chromate and permanganate

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)695-696
Journal / PublicationJournal of the Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1995

Abstract

The oxidation of alkanes by chromate and permanganate has been found to be greatly accelerated by Lewis acids such as BF3 and AlCl3; reaction occurs within minutes at room temperature in the presence of just a few equivalents of the Lewis acids.