Magnetic α-Fe2O3 Nanofibers: an Efficient and Recyclable Catalyst for Solvent-Free selective Oxidation of Benzylic Alcohols

Author(s): Hakimeh Ziyadi, Akbar Heydari, Fatemeh Nikbakht.

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 12 , Issue 8 , 2015

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Magnetically recyclable α-Fe2O3 nanofibers were used as heterogeneous catalysts for oxidation of benzylic alcohols to their corresponding carbonyl compounds in the presence of hydrogen peroxide as oxidants. This catalyst showed good catalytic activity and high selectivity under mild and solvent free conditions.

Keywords: Oxidation, Benzylic alcohol, Fe2O3, Nanofiber.

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VOLUME: 12
ISSUE: 8
Year: 2015
Page: [598 - 604]
Pages: 7
DOI: 10.2174/1570178612666150610211122
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