A microwave-induced iodine-catalyzed simple, rapid and convenient synthesis of different types of quinoxalines via condensation of 1,2-diamines with 1,2-dicarbonyl compounds has been accomplished with an excellent yield.
Bandyopadhyay, D., Mukherjee, S., Rodriguez, R. R., & Banik, B. K. (2010). An Effective Microwave-Induced Iodine-Catalyzed Method for the Synthesis of Quinoxalines via Condensation of 1,2-Diamines with 1,2-Dicarbonyl Compounds. Molecules, 15(6), 4207–4212. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules15064207