A new, safe and convenient procedure for reduction of naphthalene and anthracene: synthesis of tetralin in a one-pot reaction


Menzek A., Altundas A. , Gultekin D.

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL RESEARCH-S, ss.752-753, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: Konu: 11
  • Basım Tarihi: 2003
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3184/030823403322863201
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL RESEARCH-S
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.752-753

Özet

Reduction of naphthalene and anthracene with sodium and tert-butyl alcohol gave 1,4-dihydronaphthalene and 9,10-dihydroanthracene respectively in high yields at room temperature (r.t.) as the sole products. The synthesis of tetralin from naphthalene was carried out in a one-pot reaction via 1,4-dihydronaphthalene. The reduced products were easily isolated.