sonocatalysis

sonocatalysis

[¦sän·ə·kə′tal·ə·səs]
(chemistry)
Initiation of a catalytic reaction by irradiation with sound or ultrasound.
Use of sound to impart catalytic activity to a chemical compound.
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Continuing our work on sonocatalysis organic transformations [10-12], we report here an efficient synthesis of arylmethylenemalonitrile through Knoevenagel condensation between malononitrile and various aromatic aldehydes catalyzed by melamine through ultrasound irradiation method.