Optically pure bulky (hetero)arylalkyl carbinols via kinetic resolution.

  title={Optically pure bulky (hetero)arylalkyl carbinols via kinetic resolution.},
  author={Bin Hu and Meng Meng and John S Fossey and Weimin Mo and Xinquan Hu and Wei-Ping Deng},
  journal={Chemical communications},
  volume={47 38},
Planar chiral nucleophilic catalyst Fc-PIP was employed in the kinetic resolution of bulky (hetero)arylalkyl carbinols delivering unreacted alcohols with extremely high enantiomeric excess (>99.0% ees) in ideal conversions ranging from 50.4-56.7%.