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GIUSEPPE CAVALLARO

Palladium supported on Halloysite-triazolium salts as catalyst for ligand free Suzuki cross-coupling in water under microwave irradiation

  • Authors: Massaro, M; Riela, S; Cavallaro, G.; Colletti, CG; Milioto, S; Noto, R; Parisi, F; Lazzara, G
  • Publication year: 2015
  • Type: Articolo in rivista (Articolo in rivista)
  • OA Link: http://hdl.handle.net/10447/143319

Abstract

Environmental friendly halloysite-dicationic triazolium salts (second generation) obtained by subsequent click reactions of a diyne derivative in the presence of 2-azidopropyl-modified halloysite nanotubes, were used as supports for palladium catalyst. Thanks to the high triazolium loading (25%) these mate- rials were able to support higher amount of the metal than that on the monocationic derivative (first generation). Such materials were characterized by thermogravimetric analysis, FT-IR spectroscopy and SEM investigations. The new catalytic system was employed in the ligand free Suzuki cross-coupling under microwave irradiation. A set of solvent, time and% loading of palladium was screened. The palladium catalyst dis- played good activity allowing the synthesis of several biphenyl in high yields working with only 0.1 mol% of palladium loading at 120 ◦ C in water, for an irradiation time of 10 min. The second generation catalyst, also, showed good recyclability without any loss in activity and negligible palladium leaching that are significant improvements over the first generation triazolium catalyst.