Synthesis of Metallophthalocyanines Under Solvent Free Conditions Using Microwave Irradiation

Document Type: Research Note


Department of Chemistry, Shahid Beheshti University, P.O. Box 19395-4716, Tehran, I.R. IRAN


Phthalocyanine complexes of Cu, Co, Ni, Fe, Zn, Pd, Pt and Ru have been synthesized from reaction between phthalonitrile and proper metal salts upon exposure to microwave irradiation under solvent-free conditions and considerably reduced reaction times.


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