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Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry III

Volume 1: Introduction - Fundamentals

Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry, 3rd Edition (COMC-III), is aimed at the specialist and non-specialist alike. It covers the major developments in the field in a carefully presented way with extensive cross-references.
This volume provides a clear and comprehensive overview of the fundamental principles that are needed to understand and apply organometallic chemistry. Experts review the key information required in this area, from reaction types through experimental methods and analytical techniques, to structure and bonding. It is designed to provide a bridge to help scientists, who may work in other areas to cross into the area of organometallic chemistry. The essential reference text for any chemist or technologist who needs to understand, use or apply organometallic compounds.


Suitable for organic and inorganic chemists researchers and students in the fields of materials science and nanoscience. Practitioners working in industry who need to use or apply organometallic compounds.

Hardbound, 958 Pages

Published: November 2006

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-08-044591-5


  • Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry III, Volume 1 Fundamentals
    General Introduction
    1.01 Classification of Organotransition Metal Compounds
    1.02 Ligands, Reagents, and Methods in Organometallic Synthesis
    Reaction Types and Mechanisms
    1.03 General Classification of Organometallic Reactions
    1.04 Reaction Mechanisms of Multistep Catalytic Cycles
    1.05 Mechanistic Aspects of Olefin-polymerization Catalysis
    1.06 Metathesis Reactions
    Experimental Methods and Techniques
    1.07 Experimental Methods and Techniques: Basic Techniques
    1.08 Metal Vapor Synthesis: Principles and Practice
    1.09 Organometallic Photochemistry, Synthetic Aspects and Applications
    1.10 Studying Highly Reactive Organometallic Complexes with Infrared Spectroscopy: Matrix Isolation, Liquefied Noble Gases, Supercritical Fluids, and Time-resolved IR Spectroscopy
    1.11 Organometallic Electrochemistry: Thermodynamics of Metal–Ligand Bonding
    1.12 Applications of Sonochemistry and Microwaves in Organometallic Chemistry
    1.13 High-throughput Organometallic Chemistry: Chemical Approaches, Experimental Methods, and Screening Techniques
    1.14 Photoelectron Spectroscopy
    1.15 Dynamic NMR Spectroscopy in Organometallic Chemistry
    1.16 Parahydrogen-induced Polarization in Organometallic Chemistry
    1.17 Solid-state NMR Spectroscopy in Organometallic Chemistry
    1.18 High Pressure NMR and IR Spectroscopy in Organometallic Chemistry
    1.19 Kinetics Studies
    1.20 Isotope-labeling Studies and Kinetic and Equilibrium Isotope Effects in Organometallic Reactions
    Structure and Bonding in Organometallic Compounds
    1.21 Structure and Bonding in Organometallic Compounds: Diffraction Methods
    1.22 Structure and Bonding in Organometallic Compounds: Organometallic Thermochemistry
    1.23 The Application of Modern Computational Chemistry Methods to Organometallic Systems
    Special Topics
    1.24 Dihydrogen and Other _ Bond Complexes
    1.25 Advances in Carbon–Hydrogen Activation
    1.26 Transition Metal-mediated C–F Bond Activation
    1.27 Hydrodesulfurization and Hydrodenitrogenation
    1.28 Organometallic Chemistry in the Gas Phase
    1.29 Organometallic Chemistry in Aqueous and Biphasic Media
    1.30 Organometallic Chemistry in Ionic Liquids
    1.31 Bioorganometallic Chemistry


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