1-Butyl-3-Methylimidazolium Bromide Promoted Selectively Oxidation of Sulfur Compounds by NaBrO3

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Department of Chemistry, Shahid Beheshti University, P.O. Box 19396-4716 Tehran, I.R. IRAN


1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium bromide ([bmim]Br) as an ionic liquid promoted selectively oxidation of aliphatic and aromatic sulfides to the corresponding sulfoxides and the oxidative coupling of thiols to disulfides by NaBrO3 in excellent yields under neutral conditions.


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