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Solvent-Free and One-Step Beckmann Rearrangement of Ketones and Aldehydes by Zinc Oxide

Hashem Sharghi*, Mona Hosseini

*Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Shiraz University, Shiraz 71454, I.R. Iran, Email:

H. Sharghi, M. Hosseini, Synthesis, 2002, 1057-1059.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2002-28520

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In the presence of zinc oxide and without any additional organic solvents, Beckmann rearrangement of several ketones and aldehydes were performed in good yields.

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Key Words

zinc oxide, Beckmann rearrangement, oximes, aldehyde, ketone

ID: J66-Y2002-1540