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Cesium Carbonate


Other Names:

Caesium carbonate

Carbonic acid dicesium






General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 534-17-8

Molecular Weight: 325.82 g/mol

Appearance: White powder

Chemical Formula: Cs2CO3

Melting Point: 610 C (decomposes)


One of the biggest advantages of cesium carbonate (Cs2CO3) is that it has a higher solubility in most solvents than K2CO3 or Na2CO3.




Common Uses:


Base for substitution reactions





Base for SNAr reactions





Base for palladium catalyzed reactions





Reagent/base for TBS deprotections





References:


1) WO2016014463, page 169

2) WO2016014463, page 75

3) WO2012149280, page 80

4) WO2016011390, page 274

5) Wikipedia: Caesium carbonate (link)

6) www.sigmaaldrich.com: Cesium carbonate (link)