Synthesis, structure, and properties of tris(2,6-diisopropyl-4- methoxyphenyl)phosphine

Shigeru Sasaki, Kohji Sasaki, Masaaki Yoshifuji

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Tris(2,6-diisopropyl-4-methoxyphenyl)phosphine (1) was synthesized to investigate substituent effect of methoxy groups on the properties of crowded triarylphosphines. Methoxy groups slightly lower the first oxidation potential of 1 and contribute blue-shift of UV-Vis absorption as compared with the corresponding 2,4,6-triisopropylphenyl derivative.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)410-414
Number of pages5
JournalPhosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon and the Related Elements
Issue number2-3
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Feb


  • Oxidation potential
  • Triarylphosphine
  • UV-Vis spectrum


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