Williamson ether synthesis

Definition: The reaction between an alkyl halide or alkyl sulfate and a metal alkoxide to give an ether.

ID: RXNO:0000090


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Catalytic dehydrative etherification and chlorination of benzyl alcohols in ionic liquids
Hassan A. Kalviri, Chad F. Petten and Francesca M. Kerton, Chem. Commun., 2009 , 5171
DOI: 10.1039/b909866f