SILICA SULFURIC ACID/KBrO3/WET SiO2 AS AN EFFICIENT HETEROGENEOUS SYSTEM FOR THE OXIDATION OF ALCOHOLS UNDER MILD CONDITIONS
BiBi Fatemeh Mirjalili,a Mohammad Ali Zolfigol,*b Abdolhamid Bamoniri,c Zahra Zaghaghi,a and Azizeh Hazara
a Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Yazd University, Yazd. P.O. Box. 89195-741, Iran.
b Department of Chemistry, College of
Science, Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamadan. Zip Code 65174,
P.O. Box 4135, Iran, E-mail: Zolfi@basu.ac.ir.
c Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Kashan University, Kashan, Zip Code 51167, Iran.
A combination of silica sulfuric acid and potassium bromate in the presence of wet SiO2 were used as an effective oxidizing agent for the oxidation of alcohols to their corresponding aldehyde or ketone derivatives in dichloromethane, acetonitrile or toluene with good yields.