ScienceAsia 39 (2013): 50-54 |doi:
Benzoin condensation of aromatic aldehydes catalysed by N,N-dimethylbenzimidazolium iodide and NaOH under green conditions
Viwat Hahnvajanawong*, Wijitra Waengdongbung, Surachai Piekkaew, Baramee Phungpis, Parinya Theramongkol
ABSTRACT: Benzoin condensation of aromatic aldehydes catalysed by N,N-dimethylbenzimidazolium iodide and NaOH was performed either in ionic liquid or water or in the absence of solvent. Reusability of the catalyst mixture in all cases was demonstrated.
72 Downloads 557 Views
|Department of Chemistry and Centre of Excellence for Innovation in Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002 Thailand
* Corresponding author, E-mail: email@example.com
Received 12 Oct 2012, Accepted 6 Dec 2012