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Journal of Chemistry
Volume 2013, Article ID 767825, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/767825
Research Article

Easy Access to Coumarin Derivatives Using Alumina Sulfuric Acid as an Efficient and Reusable Catalyst under Solvent-Free Conditions

Department of Chemistry, Semnan University, Semnan 35351-19111, Iran

Received 5 June 2012; Revised 4 November 2012; Accepted 27 November 2012

Academic Editor: Cengiz Soykan

Copyright © 2013 Ali Amoozadeh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

A new and efficient condition for the use of alumina sulfuric acid (ASA) as a heterogeneous catalyst in the Pechmann condensation reaction in solvent-free condition for the formation of coumarins has been reported.