Synthesis of CuFe2 O4 Nanoparticles by a new co- precipitation method and using them as Efficient Catalyst for One-pot Synthesis of Naphthoxazinones

Document Type: Research Paper


Department of Chemistry, Zahedan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Zahedan, Iran



This paper outlines the synthesis of CuFe2O4 nanoparticles and their catalytic applications. CuFe2O4 nanoparticles were synthesized via microwave-assisted co-precipitation method. The obtained nanoparticles characterized through Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction, and scanning electron microscopy. Vibrating sample magnetometer shows nanoparticles exhibit ferromagnetic behavior. CuFe2O4 nanoparticles are used as an efficient and effective catalyst for the one-pot three-component synthesis of 2-naphthol condensed 1,3-oxazinone derivatives. This procedure includes some important aspects like the easy work-up, no need to column chromatography, simple and readily available precursors, and good to high yields.


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