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Solvent Free N-Alkyl and N-Arylimides Preparation from Anhydrides Catalyzed by TaCl5-Silica gel

S. Chandrasekhar, Mohamed Takhi and G. Uma

*Organic Division-1, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, 500007, Email:

S. Chandrasekhar, M. Takhi, G. Uma, Tetrahedron Lett., 1997, 38, 8089-8092.

DOI: 10.1021/jo962202c


A Lewis acid catalyzed and solvent free procedure for the preparation of imides from the corresponding anhydrides uses TaCl5-silica gel as Lewis acid under microwave irradiation.

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Key Words

Imides, Phthalimides, Succinimides, Microwave Synthesis

ID: J72-Y1997-590