Triphenylsulfonium Triflate Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Triphenylsulfonium Triflate Properties

Triphenylsulfonium Triflate

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Triphenylsulfonium triflate is a chemical compound. It consists of a sulfonium cation and the triflate anion. Many related salts are known including those with other noncoordinating anions and those with diverse substituents on the phenyl rings. These compounds are photoacids, releasing strong acids upon photolysis, which is useful in photolithography.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colourless solid
CAS Number 66003-78-9
IUPAC Name Triphenylsulfonium Triflate
Molar Mass 412.45 g/mol
Molecular Formula C19H15F3O3S2
Synonyms Triphenylsulfonium Trifluoromethanesulfonate