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Other Names:

1,1'- Bis(diphenylphosphanyl) ferrocene

1,1'- Ferrocenediyl- bis(diphenylphosphine)

General Information:


CAS Number: 12150-46-8

Molecular Weight: 554.38 g/mol

Melting Point: 181-183 C

1,1'-Bis(diphenylphosphino)ferrocene (Dppf) is a diphosphine ligand used in homogeneous catalysis. Dppf is commonly used in palladium-catalyzed coupling reactions, but also is used with a variety of other Group 9 and 10 transition metals such as rhodium and nickel.

Common Uses:

Ligand in palladium catalyzed reactions


1) Patent Reference: WO2010032200, page 132, (6.2 MB)

2) Wikipedia: 1,1'-Bis(diphenylphosphino)ferrocene (link)

3) DPPF (link)

4) B21166 1,1’-Bis(diphenylphosphino)ferrocene, 97% (link)

5) Molander, G. A.; Handbook of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, Catalyst Components for Coupling Reactions