Shaalaa.com | Alcohol, Phenol and Ether part 25 (Numerical)
Write the names of reagents and equations for the preparation of the following ethers by Williamson’s synthesis:
Preparation of ethers by acid dehydration of secondary or tertiary alcohols is not a suitable method. Give reason.
Illustrate with examples the limitations of Williamson synthesis for the preparation of certain types of ethers.