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Photochemical synthesis of benzo[f]chromene


The one-pot photocatalytic synthesis of benzo[f]chromene was performed at room temperature by the addition of benzyl alcohol, malononitrile and β-naphthol in contact with illuminated nano SnO2/TiO2 composite. This study illustrated the potential of photochemical synthesis of benzo[f]chromene. A simple procedure was proposed for the synthesis of nano SnO2/TiO2 composite using sol-gel method by hydrolysis of tin (IV) chloride and titanium (IV) chloride at room temperature in the presence of polyethylene glycol 200, diethanolamine, and distilled water. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM), X-ray diffraction (XRD), and FT-IR were employed to characterize the proposed photocatalyst.

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The article was received on 13 Aug 2017, accepted on 09 Oct 2017 and first published on 10 Oct 2017

Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C7PP00302A
Citation: Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
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    Photochemical synthesis of benzo[f]chromene

    A. Akbari, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2017, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C7PP00302A

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