Solvent-free Knoevenagel condensation reaction under microwave irradiation exploiting a new reagent: Antimony trichloride
A K MITRA, N KARCHAUDHURI, A DE
Published in SCIENTIFIC PUBL-INDIA
Pages: 177 - 179
A rapid microwave-assisted Knoevenagel condensation exploiting antimony trichloride under solvent-free condition is reported. Several aromatic aldehydes condense with malononitrile and ethyl cyanoacetate within a few minutes in high yields.