1Department of Chemistry, Sharif University of Technology, P.O. Box 11365-8693, Tehran, I.R. IRAN
2Chemistry and chemical Engineering Research Center of Iran, P.O. Box 14355-186, Tehran, I.R. IRAN
Substituted naphthofurans and naphthopyrans were constructed at high temperature from allyl or propargyl naphthyl ethers via Claisen rearrangement in moderate to good yields. Also, substituted (trimethylsilyl)-naphthofurans were synthesized from the corresponding naphtofurans.