Selective Oxidation of Sulfides in Flow Chemistry

Filipa Silva, Alastair Baker, James Stansall, Weronika Michalska, Mehkman S. Yusubov, Michael Graz, Robert Saunders, Gareth J.S. Evans, Thomas Wirth

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A packed-bed reactor with oxone has been employed for selective oxidations of sulfur compounds. Various sulfides containing different functional groups are efficiently oxidized to the corresponding sulfoxides without formation of sulfones or other side products.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2134-2137
Number of pages4
JournalEuropean Journal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 15 May 2018


  • Continuous flow
  • Flow chemistry
  • Oxidation
  • Oxone
  • Packed-bed reactor
  • Sulfoxide

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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