Alkylation of Benzene

Alkylation of Benzene

Alkylation of Benzene



Alkylation of Benzene

Alkylation of Benzene is also called Friedel Craft Alkylation This reaction involves the introduction of an alkyl group in the benzene ring by reacting benzene ring with alkyl halide in the presence of anhydrous Lewis acid such as AlX3, FeX3 or BX3 as catalyst.
Alkylation of Benzene
Alkyl group having more than two carbon undergoes rearrangement to stabilize the carbocation.
Alkylation of Benzene

Mechanism of Alkylation of Benzene

Mechanism of  Friedel-Crafts Alkylation | Mechanism of Alkylation of Benzene