Milestones In Microwave Chemistry by Gy÷rgy KeglevichMilestones In Microwave Chemistry by Gy÷rgy Keglevich

Milestones In Microwave Chemistry

byGy÷rgy Keglevich

Paperback | March 30, 2016

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This book looks back on thirty-five years of microwave (MW) chemistry and explains how the application of the MW technique became an integral part of R&D, eventually becoming recognized in industry. Further, it details how MW chemistry has undergone a dynamic development in the past three decades, one driven by the advent of increasingly sophisticated professional MW reactors in place of the kitchen MW ovens used in earlier years. A major part of the book shows how substitutions, esterifications, amidations, hydrolyses, alkylations, eliminations, dehydrations, condensations, cyclizations, C-C couplings and the modification of heterocycles can be performed advantageously under MW irradiation, as the reaction times are shorter, while the selectivity and yields are higher; it also explains why in most cases, the reactions can be performed under solvent-free conditions. MW irradiation within the sphere of organophosphorus chemistry is showcased and typical reactions, such as the direct derivatization of phosphinic acids, alkylating esterifications, Diels-Alder reactions, the inverse Wittig-type reaction, fragmentations, the Arbuzov reaction, the synthesis of α-hydroxyphosphonates and α-aminophosphonates (the Kabachnik-Fields condensation), deoxygenations and P-C coupling reactions are described under MW conditions. In closing, the advantages of MW chemistry such as faster reactions and the possibility of simplifying the catalytic systems are addressed.

Prof. György Keglevich was born in Budapest (Hungary) in 1957 and graduated from the Technical University of Budapest in 1981 as a chemical engineer. He completed his PhD in 1984 and his "Doctor of Chemical Science" degree in 1994, both in the subject of organophosphorus chemistry. He received his "Dr. Habil." degree in 1995 and his DS...
Title:Milestones In Microwave ChemistryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inPublished:March 30, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319306308

ISBN - 13:9783319306308


Table of Contents

The Spread of the Application of the Microwave Technique in Organic Synthesis.- Microwave-Assisted Sytheses in Organic Chemistry.- The Use of MW in Organophosphorus Chemistry.- Interpretation of the Effects of Microwaves.