James T Goettel et al.
Chemistry (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany), 26(5), 1136-1143 (2019-11-30)
A cyclic (alkyl)(amino)carbene (CAAC) has been shown to react with a covalent azide similar to the Staudinger reaction. The reaction of Me CAAC with trimethylsilyl azide afforded the N-silylated 2-iminopyrrolidine (Me CAAC=NSiMe3 ), which was fully characterized. This compound undergoes