Reaction Kinetics, Mechanisms and Catalysis

, Volume 128, Issue 2, pp 867–884 | Cite as

Functionalization of hexagonal mesoporous silicas (HMS) for the synthesis of efficient catalyst and investigation of its catalytic activity in the synthesis of 1-amidoalkyl-2-naphthols and 2-substituted benzimidazoles

  • Fatemeh Gholamian
  • Maryam HajjamiEmail author


In this paper, we describe the preparation of novel heterogeneous solid acid catalyst by immobilization of sulfuric acid on functionalized hexagonal mesoporous silica. This catalyst was successfully synthesized and characterized using FT-IR, SEM, EDS, TGA, XRD, and BET techniques. The catalytic activity of 5-oxo-1-(3-(triethoxysilyl)propyl)pyrrolidine-3-carboxylic sulfuric anhydride immobilized on HMS (HMS/APTES-IA-SO3H) was studied for the one-pot synthesis of 1-amidoalkyl-2-naphthols and 2-substituted benzimidazoles. The synthesized catalyst could be easily recovered from the reaction mixture and reused.


Functionalized hexagonal mesoporous silica HMS/APTES-IA-SO31-Amidoalkyl-2-naphthols 2-Substituted benzimidazole 



Authors thank Ilam University and Iran National Science Foundation (INSF) for financial support of this research project.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, Faculty of ScienceIlam UniversityIlamIran

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