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Acetylene is dimerised to vinyl acetylene by aqueous copper(I) chloride in hydrochloric acid.The mechanism is a radical addition catalysed by Cu+.Yield is low (18%), but the acetylene is recycled.
Industrial Organic Chemistry, 3rd. Ed. K. Weissermel, H.-J. Arpe, VCH (1997)
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|Acetylene||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Hydrochloric acid, aqueous Catalyst||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Copper(I) chloride Catalyst||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Water Solvent||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Vinyl acetylene||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
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