This is a knowledge base on chemical synthesis using laboratory microwave reactors.

Textbooks on Microwave Synthesis

These listed textbooks summarize state-of-the-art microwave chemistry knowledge.

“A Chemist’s Guide to Microwave Synthesis, J. M. Kremsner, A. Stadler, 2013, Anton Paar publishing, Graz, Austria.


“Stereoselective Synthesis of Drugs and Natural Products”, V. Andrushko, N. Andrushko, 2013, Wiley-VCh, Weinheim.

“Microwaves in Nanoparticle Synthesis: Fundamentals and Applications”, N. Serpone, S. Horikoshi (Eds.) 2013, Wiley-VCh, Weinheim.

 “Microwave-Induced Synthesis of Aromatic Heterocycles" in Springer Briefs in Green Chemistry for Sustainability, A. Rauf, N. N. Farshori, 2012, Springer, Berlin.

“Microwaves in Organic and Medicinal Chemistry”, C. O. Kappe, D. Dallinger, A. Stadler, 2nd edition, 2012, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim.

“Microwave-assisted Cycloaddition Reactions”, D. Margetic, 2011, Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge.

“Aqueous Microwave-assisted Chemistry”, V. Polshettiwar, R. S. Varma (Eds.), 2010, RSC Publishing, Cambridge.

“Practical Microwave Synthesis for Organic Chemists”, C. O. Kappe, D. Dallinger, S. S: Murphree, 2009, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim.

“Microwave-assisted Proteomics”, J. R. Lill, 2009, RSC Publishing, Cambridge.

“Microwave-Enhanced Polymer Chemistry and Technology”, D. Bogdal, A. Prociak, 2007, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford.

“Microwave-assisted Synthesis of Heterocycles”, E. van der Eycken, C. O. Kappe (Eds.), 2006, Springer, Berlin.

“Microwaves in Organic Synthesis”, A. Loupy (Ed.), 2nd edition, 2006,Wiley-VCH, Weinheim.

“Microwave methods in Organic Synthesis”, M. Larhed, K. Olofsson (Eds.), 2006, Springer, Berlin.

“Microwave-assisted Organic Synthesis: 100 reaction procedures”, D. Bogdal, 2005, Elsevier, Amsterdam.

“Microwave-assisted Organic Synthesis”, J. P. Tierney, P. Lidström (Eds.), 2005, Blackwell, Oxford.

“Microwave-Enhanced Chemistry: Fundamentals, Sample Preparation, and Applications (Acs Professional Reference Books)” S. J. Haswell , H. M. Kingston (Eds.) , Haswell Kingston (Author), 1997, American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C.