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Journal of Materials
Volume 2016, Article ID 7908584, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7908584
Research Article

Synthesis of 14-Aryl-14H-dibenzo[a,j]xanthene Derivatives Using H-Zeolite A as an Efficient and Reusable Catalyst under Solvent-Free Condition

School of Studies in Chemistry, Jiwaji University, Gwalior 474011, India

Received 3 April 2016; Revised 2 July 2016; Accepted 10 July 2016

Academic Editor: Alfonso Castiñeiras

Copyright © 2016 Sami Ullah Bhat 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

H-Zeolite A is an efficient, excellent, and reusable catalyst for the synthesis of 14-aryl-14H-dibenzo[a,j]xanthene derivatives by one-pot synthesis of β-naphthol with various aromatic aldehyde derivatives under solvent-free condition. The synthesized zeolite H-Zeolite A was characterized by XRD, SEM, and FT-IR. The synthesized products were characterized by FT-IR and 1H-NMR spectra. Simple workup procedure, short reaction time, high yield, and reusability of the catalyst are the characteristic features of these reactions.