Modern Inorganic Synthetic Chemistry

Edited by

  • Ruren Xu
  • Wenqin Pang
  • Qisheng Huo

The book has four main parts. In the first part the discussion centers on inorganic synthesis reactions, dealing with inorganic synthesis and preparative chemistry under specific conditions: high temperature, low temperature and cryogenic, hydrothermal and solvothermal, high pressure and super-high pressure, photochemical, microwave irradiation and plasma conditions. The second part systematically describes the synthesis, preparation and assembly of six important categories of compounds with wide coverage of distinct synthetic chemistry systems: coordination compounds, coordination polymers, clusters, organometallic compounds, non-stoichiometric compounds and inorganic polymers. In the third part seven important representative inorganic materials are selected for discussion of their preparation and assembly, including porous, advanced ceramic, amorphous- and nano-materials, inorganic membranes, synthetic crystals and advanced functional materials. The last part of the book, which is also its distinct feature, addresses the frontiers of inorganic synthesis and preparative chemistry. These final two chapters introduce the two emerging synthetic areas. Included are approximately 3000 references, a large proportion of which are from the recent decade.
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Researchers, engineers, teachers and postgraduate students in inorganic chemistry and material science as well as researchers and engineers in the chemical and materials industry


Book information

  • Published: November 2010
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-53599-3

Table of Contents




Chapter 1 Introduction - Frontiers in Modern Inorganic Synthetic Chemistry

Chapter 2 High-Temperature Synthesis

Chapter 3 Synthesis and Purification at Low Temperature

Chapter 4 Hydrothermal and Solvothermal Syntheses

Chapter 5 High Pressure Synthesis and Preparation of Inorganic Materials

Chapter 6 Inorganic Photochemical Synthesis

Chapter 7 CVD and its Related Theories in Inorganic Synthesis and Materials Preparations

Chapter 8 Microwave-Assisted Inorganic Syntheses

Chapter 9 Syntheses of Coordination Compounds

Chapter 10 Assembly Chemistry of Coordination Polymers

Chapter 11 Synthetic Chemistry of Cluster Compounds

Chapter 12 Synthetic Chemistry of Fullerenes

Chapter 13 Synthesis of Organometallic Compounds 

Chapter 14 Synthetic and Assembly Chemistry of Inorganic Polymers 

Chapter 15 Synthetic Chemistry of Nonstoichiometric Compounds 

Chapter 16 Synthetic Chemistry of the Inorganic Ordered Polour Materials 

Chapter 17 Assembly Chemistry of Anion-Intercalated Layered Materials

Chapter 18 Host-Guest Functional Materials

Chapter 19 Chemical Preparation of Advanced Ceramic Materials 

Chapter 20 Amorphous Materials

Chapter 21 Synthetic Chemistry of Nanomaterials

Chapter 22 Preparation Chemistry of Inorganic Membranes

Chapter 23 The Frontier of Inorganic Synthesis and Preparative Chemistry (I) - Biomimetic Synthesis

Chapter 24 Frontier of Inorganic Synthesis and Preparative Chemistry (II) - Designed Synthesis - Inorganic Crystalline Porous Materials

Subject Index