Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1994, 59, 453-456

Diels-Alder Self-Addition and Retroaddition of (Cyclopentadienylmethyl)triethoxysilane and Synthesis of its Permethylated Analogue

Jan Čermák, Magdalena Kvíčalová, Jan Schraml and Martin Čapka

Institute of Chemical Process Fundamentals, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, 165 02 Prague 6-Suchdol, Czech Republic


Reversible Diels-Alder self-addition of (cyclopentadienylmethyl)triethoxysilane hampering its use as functionalizing agent and the synthesis of a new silica functionalizing agent, (tetramethylcyclopentadienylmethyl)triethoxysilane, are described.