Synthesis of Schiff Base-functionalized Fullerene Anchored Palladium Complex as a Recyclable Nanocatalyst in the Heck Reaction and Oxidation of Alcohols

Document Type : Research Article


1 Kermanshah Center, Research Institute of Petroleum Industry (RIPI), Kermanshah, I.R. IRAN

2 Department of Chemistry, Payame Noor University, Tehran, I.R. IRAN


The use of nanocarbon support materials such as fullerene (C60) helps the dispersion of catalysts and creates a new method to develop nanomaterials as a result of its garbled structure Pd-supported on Schiff base modified fullerene (C60LPd2+ and C60LPd0) were fabricated. The obtained catalysts were characterized by FT-IR, XRD, TEM, TGA, and ICP. To investigate the catalytic properties, this catalyst was used in aerobic oxidation of alcohols and Heck coupling as model reactions. The results showed that the efficiency of catalysts has about 75% to 92% and 90% to 98% in these two reactions, respectively. The catalyst can be rapidly readily regained and reused at least 5 consecutive cycles without notable leaching and loss of its catalytic actuality.


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