Synthesis, Characterization and Applications of MoO3-Fe3O4 Nanocomposite Material

Madhukar Eknath Navgire (Jijamata College of Science and Arts, Bhende, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India)
Akash Nagare (Jijamata College of Science and Arts, Bhende, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India)
Ganesh Kale (Jijamata College of Science and Arts, Bhende, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India)
Sandesh Bhitre (Jijamata College of Science and Arts, Bhende, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India)

Article ID: 1124



In the present investigation a series of MoO3-Fe3O4 nanocomposite material such as MoO3, Fe3O4, Beta cyclodextrin (b-CD) doped MoO3-Fe3O4 and Graphite doped MoO3-Fe3O4 have been synthesized successfully by co-precipitation method. Synthesized nanomaterials were characterized in detail by XRD, FT-IR, TEM-HRTEM, UV-Vis DRS techniques. The crystalline size was in the range of 10±2 nm. The activity of the prepared material as a heterogeneous catalyst was successfully tested on the organic reaction of synthesis of substituted m-Chloro-Nitrobenzene and it was found to give excellent yield.


β-cyclodextrin;Magnetic nanocomposite;Heterogeneous catalyst;Acid-Catalyzed;Organic reactions

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