|Chapter 10: Conjugation in Alkadienes and Allylic Systems|
Addition of Halogens to Dienes
Like the addition of hydrogen halides to conjugated dienes, halogens add to dienes via direct and conjugate addition pathways:
The major products are usually the more stable, conjugate
addition products with the more stable E configuration of C=C.
|© Dr. Ian Hunt, Department of Chemistry, University of Calgary|