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Akbar Mobinikhaledi

Akbar Mobinikhaledi

Academic rank: Professor
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9732-7282
Education: PhD.
ScopusId: 6701730547
Faculty: Science
Address: Arak University
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Research

Title
Synthesis and characterization of magnetic nanoparticles of MnCoFe2O4 modified with polyethylene glycol 4000 (PEG-4000) and investigation of their applications as a catalyst for synthesis of hexahydroquinolines and benzopyrans and as an adsorbent for adsorption of metal ions in aqueous solutions
Type
Thesis
Keywords
Multi-component reaction, Hexahydroquinolines, Benzopyrans, Catalyst, Nanoabsorbent, Heavy metals copper (II), Iron (III)
Year
2022
Researchers rezvan Mohammadi housini(Student)، Akbar Mobinikhaledi(PrimaryAdvisor)، mojghan ahdi(PrimaryAdvisor)

Abstract

In this thesis, two catalytic and absorption applications of magnetic nanoparticles MnCoFe₂O₄@PEG were investigated. At first, the nanoparticles were synthesized with a green and easy method and were identified by XRD, FESEM, EDX, TEM, TGA and VSM analyses. Then, in the first part of the thesis, the catalytic power of these nanoparticles for the synthesis of hexahydroquinolines and benzopyrans from the three-component reaction between aromatic aldehyde, malononitril, dimedon or 5,5-dimethyl-3-(phenylamino)cyclohex-2-en-1-one, was investigated. Short reaction time, high efficiency, easy purification of derivatives and also easy separation of magnetic nanocatalyst by the external magnetic field were highlights for this work. Also, in the second part of the work, the adsorption power of these nanoparticles was investigated and two ions of copper (II) and iron (III) were chosen for this purpose. According to the obtained results, in optimal conditions, the removal efficiency of copper (II) and iron (III) was 99.95% and 99.99% respectively. Also, the recovery and reuse of synthesized magnetic nanoparticles MnCoFe₂O₄@PEG in both catalytic and absorption processes were investigated during four cycles. Finally, according to the results of this research, as can see the nanoparticles MnCoFe₂O₄@PEG has provided an acceptable performance as a catalyst in the synthesis reaction of hexahydroquinolines and benzopyrans compounds and also as a nanoabsorbent for the removal of heavy metals copper (II) and iron (III).