Reactivity and selectivity under microwaves in organic chemistry.
Relation with medium effects and reaction mechanisms*
André Loupy1, Laurence Perreux1, Marion
Liagre1, Karine Burle2, and Michel Moneuse2
Réactions Sélectives Sur Supports, Université Paris
Sud, bâtiment 410, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France; 2EDF,
R&D, Site des Renardières, 77818 Moret-sur-Loing Cedex, France
Abstract: Typical applications of solvent-free conditions and
microwave activation are described. Non-purely thermal specific effects
are evidenced and discussed in terms of reaction medium and mechanisms,
taking into account the variations in polarity of the systems.
* Lectures presented at the International Symposium
on Green Chemistry, Delhi, India, 10-13 January 2001. Other presentations
are published in this issue, pp. 77-203.
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