how will u convert benzene to diphenyl ??

Asked by  | 9th Mar, 2012, 01:27: PM

Expert Answer:

 Benzene to chlorobenzene by the action of Cl2/AlCl3.

Chlorobenzene on reaction with sodium metal in dry ether gives biphenyl ( Fittig reaction).

  Dry Ether  
C6H5-Cl  +  2Na  +  Cl-C6H5  ----------------->  C6H5-C6H5 + 2NaCl  

Answered by  | 10th Mar, 2012, 09:34: AM

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