The first efficient asymmetric hydrosilylation of aromatic ketones with an early transition metal chiral catalyst affords alcohols with excellent enantioselectivity. The reaction is general for aromatic ketones and exhibits a moderate degree of functional group compatibility.
“Enantioselective Hydrosilylation of Ketones with a Chiral Titanocene Catalyst”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1994, 116(26), 11667-11670.