Anschütz anthracene synthesis

What is Anschütz anthracene synthesis?

The Anschütz anthracene synthesis is a chemical method used to synthesize anthracenes from benzene, 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane C2H2Cl4 or 1,1,2,2-tetrabromoethane C2H2Br4, and aluminium trichloride, AlCl3.

Anschütz anthracene synthesis - general reaction scheme
Anschütz anthracene synthesis

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