Potassium fluoride on alumina

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Potassium fluoride on alumina (KF/Al2O3) is a chemical agent constisting of potassium fluoride and aluminium oxide. It is a base which is used in organic synthesis. It was originally introduced in 1979 by Ando et al. for inducing alkylation reactions.

Further reading[edit]

  • Blass BE (2002): KF/Al2O3 mediated organic synthesis. Tetrahedron, Vol. 58, 9301–9320.