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Recyclable and reusable nano-CuFe2O4 catalyzed C-O cross-coupling

Venkanna Avudoddi (1) , Vinod Kumar Goud Palle (2) , Venkateshwar Rao Pallapothula (3,*)

(1) Department of Chemistry, Nizam College, Basheerbagh, Nampally, Hyderabad, 500001, India
(2) Department of Chemistry, Nizam College, Basheerbagh, Nampally, Hyderabad, 500001, India
(3) Department of Chemistry, Nizam College, Basheerbagh, Nampally, Hyderabad, 500001, India
(*) Corresponding Author

Received: 21 Oct 2011 | Revised: 12 Mar 2012 | Accepted: 12 Mar 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2012 | Issue Date: September 2012


An efficient protocol was developed and validated for the synthesis of biaryl/aryl alkyl ethers using CuFe2O4 nano powder as a recyclable catalyst via the reaction between aryl halides and phenols/alcohols. Variety of aryl ethers were synthesized efficiently in the presence of catalytic amount of CuFe2O4, KOH as base, under ligand free conditions in nitrogen atmosphere with DMSO as solvent at 120 oC. The catalyst is air-stable, inexpensive, magnetically separable and recyclable up to four cycles.



Aryl halide; Recyclability; Nano-CuFe2O4; Phenol/alcohol; C-O cross-coupling; Heterogeneous catalysis

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Avudoddi, V.; Palle, V.; Pallapothula, V. Eur. J. Chem. 2012, 3(3), 298-304. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.3.3.298-304.540
Avudoddi, V.; Palle, V.; Pallapothula, V. Recyclable and reusable nano-CuFe2O4 catalyzed C-O cross-coupling. Eur. J. Chem. 2012, 3(3), 298-304. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.3.3.298-304.540
Avudoddi, V., Palle, V., & Pallapothula, V. (2012). Recyclable and reusable nano-CuFe2O4 catalyzed C-O cross-coupling. European Journal of Chemistry, 3(3), 298-304. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.3.3.298-304.540
Avudoddi, Venkanna, Vinod Kumar Goud Palle, & Venkateshwar Rao Pallapothula. "Recyclable and reusable nano-CuFe2O4 catalyzed C-O cross-coupling." European Journal of Chemistry [Online], 3.3 (2012): 298-304. Web. 27 Jan. 2020
Avudoddi, Venkanna, Palle, Vinod, AND Pallapothula, Venkateshwar. "Recyclable and reusable nano-CuFe2O4 catalyzed C-O cross-coupling" European Journal of Chemistry [Online], Volume 3 Number 3 (30 September 2012)

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