Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering

, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 39–46 | Cite as

ZnO-Beta Zeolite Catalyzed Solvent-Free Synthesis of Polyhydroquinoline Derivatives Under Microwave Irradiation

  • S. S. Katkar
  • B. R. Arbad
  • M. K. LandeEmail author
Research Article - Chemistry


An efficient and environmentally friendly multi-component synthesis of polyhydroquinolines is described. The reaction was catalyzed by zinc modified beta zeolite and performed using microwave irradiation in solvent-free conditions. This reaction was rapid with high yields and a simple workup. The catalyst could be reused several times without significant loss of activity.


ZnO-beta zeolite Multi-component reaction Heterogeneous catalyst Microwave irradiation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada UniversityAurangabadIndia

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