Tert-butyl 2-(trifluoromethyl)prop-2-enoate is an important building block for the synthesis of various trifluoromethyl-substituted organic compounds in material sciences, e.g. anti-reflection film materials using fluorine-containing copolymers.
Carbon–carbon bond formation by radical addition of α-trifluoromethylacrylate with cyclic ethers. 
Expeditious Synthesis of Trifluoromethylated Heterocycles: Noncatalytic 1,3-Dipolar Cyclization of Azomethine Imines with (α-Trifluoromethyl)acrylates. 
Synthesis and polymerization of novel fluoroalkyl 2‐trifluoromethylacrylate possessing tetrahydrofuran moiety. 
Bis(formylphenolato)cobalt(II)-Mediated Alternating Radical Copolymerization of tert-Butyl 2-Trifluoromethylacrylate with Vinyl Acetate. 
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