The autoxidation of alkylnitroaromatic compounds in base-catalysed phase-transfer catalysis by polyethylene glycol under ultrasonic radiation

Ronny Neumann, Yoel Sasson

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The use of ultrasonic agitation in the base-catalysed autoxidation of alkylnitrobenzenes in polyethylene glycol phase-transfer systems changes reaction selectivity from the usual dimeric products to the carboxylic acid.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)616-617
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1985


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