12. Microwave Synthesis

  1. Wei Zhang3 and
  2. Berkeley W. Cue Jr.4
  1. Michael P. Pollastri1 and
  2. William G. Devine2

Published Online: 29 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470711828.ch12

Green Techniques for Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry

Green Techniques for Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry

How to Cite

Pollastri, M. P. and Devine, W. G. (2012) Microwave Synthesis, in Green Techniques for Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry (eds W. Zhang and B. W. Cue), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470711828.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Center for Green Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  2. 4

    BWC Pharma Consulting, LLC, Green Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ledyard, Connecticut, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Northeastern University Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  2. 2

    Northeastern University, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 22 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470711514

Online ISBN: 9780470711828

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Keywords:

  • microwave synthesis, reactions for large-scale production;
  • microwave heating in chemical applications;
  • microwave chemistry, tools in synthesis laboratories;
  • green properties of microwave heating;
  • catalytic reactions and principles of GC;
  • microwave chemistry, in paradigm of GC;
  • green solvents in microwave chemistry;
  • microwaves and green chemistry principles;
  • C–H bonds for functionalization, holy grail in organic transformations;
  • microwave chemistry, and synthetic access

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Mechanism of Microwave Heating

  • The Green Properties of Microwave Heating

  • Microwaves versus Green Chemistry Principles

  • Green Solvents in Microwave Chemistry

  • Catalysis

  • Microwave Chemistry Scale-Up

  • Summary

  • References