An Easy and Efficient Synthesis of N-Substituted Imides Using TBAB Melt as Neutral, Cost-Effective and Recyclable Ionic Liquid

Author(s): Padam Praveen Kumar, B. Rama Devi, P K Dubey.

Journal Name:Current Catalysis

Volume 1 , Issue 3 , 2012


A simple and efficient synthesis of N-substituted imides has been developed by reaction of anhydrides with aromatic amines using tetra butyl ammonium bromide (TBAB) melt as neutral, cost-effective and recyclable ionic liquid under solvent-free i. e green conditions at 105°C for 20-45 minutes.

Keywords: Phthalic anhydride, Succinic anhydride, Maleic anhydride, TBAB and ionic liquid, cyclic imides, TBAB, TLC, crystalline solid, 1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium hydroxide, phthalic anhydride, succinic anhydride, diphenylether, toluene, xylene

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Year: 2012
Page: [202 - 205]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/2211544711201030202
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