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.