Nitration of aromatic compounds with nitric acid catalyzed by ionic liquids

Kun Kyo, Chiaki Yokoyama

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Abstract

Nitration of simple aromatic compounds with 62% nitric acid is successfully carried out under solvent-free condition in a biphasic mode in the presence of the Brønsted acidic ionic liquids; the only by-product is water and ionic liquids are capable of being reused without any separation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)808-809
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume33
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Jul 5

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  • Chemistry(all)

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