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Cyclization of 1-phenyl-2-propen-1-ones into 1-indanones using H-zeolite and other solid acids. The role of mono- and dicationic intermediates
Cyclization of aryl vinyl ketones into 1-indanones was previously known to proceed only in drastic acidic or superacidic conditions due to the necessity of dicationic, superelectrophilic activationExpand
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Superacidic Activation of α,β‐Unsaturated Amides and Their Electrophilic Reactions
The electrophilic reactivity of α,β-unsaturated amides towards weak nucleophiles such as arenes and cyclohexane, initiated either with triflic acid (CF3SO3H) or with excess AlCl3, has been studied.Expand
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“Double‐Peak” Catalytic Activity of Nanosized Gold Supported on Titania in Gas‐Phase Selective Oxidation of Ethanol
Recent years have seen a growing amount of fundamental research dealing with selective oxidation of alcohols and polyols using molecular oxygen (air) as a cheap and clean oxidant in the presence ofExpand
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Superacidic Activation of Maleimide and Phthalimide and Their Reactions with Cyclohexane and Arenes
When activated in the CF3SO3H/SbF5 acid system maleimide (1) and phthalimide (2) undergo selective ionic hydrogenation with cyclohexane to give 1,5-dihydropyrrol-2-one (3) and phthalimidine (11),Expand
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Reactions of 2-, 3-, and 4-quinolinols with cyclohexane and benzene in superacids
Isomeric 2-, 3- and 4-quinolinols (11-13) underwent selective ionic hydrogenation with cyclohexane in CF 3 SO 3 H-SbF 5 system to give 5,6,7,8-tetrahydro-2( 1 H)-quinolinone,Expand
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Low temperature gas-phase oxidation of ethanol over Au/TiO2 ☆
Abstract A set of nanostructured gold catalysts with Au loadings ranging from 0.5 to 7.0 wt% on a TiO 2 support was prepared and evaluated in a gas-phase oxidation of ethanol with molecular oxygen.Expand
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Superacid and H-Zeolite Mediated Reactions of Benzaldehyde with Aromatic Compounds and Cyclohexane. The Role of Mono- and Dicationic Intermediates
Reactions of benzaldehyde (1) and related compounds–3-pyridinecarboxaldehyde (9) and acetophenone with benzene, chlorobenzene, o-dichlorobenzene and cyclohexane in the presence of superacids orExpand
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Friedel–Crafts alkylation of benzene with α,β-unsaturated amides
Abstract A variety of α,β-unsaturated amides (RHCCH 2 CONR′ 2 , R=H, Me, Ar; R′=H or Et) readily condense with benzene at room temperature in the presence of an excess of aluminum chloride to giveExpand
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Condensation of naphthalenediols with benzene in the presence of aluminum bromide: an efficient synthesis of 5-, 6-, and 7-hydroxy-4-phenyl-1- and 2-tetralones
Isomeric 1,5-, 1,6-, 1,7-, 2,6-, and 2,7-naphthalenediols react smoothly with benzene at room temperature in the presence of an excess of aluminum bromide to give 5-, 6-, andExpand
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Selective oxidation of alcohols over Si3N4-supported silver catalysts
Silver-containing catalysts supported on ceramic silicon nitrides and modified with Zr or Al are considered. The catalytic activities of the catalysts in the dehydrogenation and oxidativeExpand
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