Advances in Organometallic Chemistry

Advances in Organometallic Chemistry

1st Edition - November 29, 2011

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  • Editors: Anthony Hill, Mark J. Fink
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123808516

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Almost all branches of chemistry and material science now interface with organometallic chemistry--the study of compounds containing carbon-metal bonds. This widely acclaimed serial contains authoritative reviews that address all aspects of organometallic chemistry, a field that has expanded enormously since the publication of Volume 1 in 1964.

Key Features

  • Fully updated and expanded to reflect recent advances
  • Illustrated with pertinent examples from recent literature
  • Contributions from leading authorities and industry experts


Researchers in organic chemistry, the pharmaceutical, agrochemical and chemical industries, academics and individuals researching in these fields

Table of Contents

  • Contributors

    Chapter 1: Siloles: Part 1: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications

    I. Introduction

    II. Background

    III. Synthetic approaches to siloles

    IV. Modification of preformed siloles

    V. Oligomers and polymers containing silole units

    VI. Siloles in OLEDS: Device fabrication and characteristics

    VII. Summary

    Chapter 2: Siloles: Part 2: Silaindenes (Benzosiloles) and Silafluorenes (Dibenzosiloles): Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications

    I. Introduction

    II. Background

    III. Synthetic Approaches to Silaindenes (Benzosiloles)

    IV. Synthetic Routes to Silafluorenes (Dibenzosiloles)

    V. Silicon-Bridged Benzene-Heteroarenes

    VI. Silicon-Bridged Bithiophenes

    VII. Summary

Product details

  • No. of pages: 352
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2011
  • Published: November 29, 2011
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123808516

About the Editors

Anthony Hill

Affiliations and Expertise

Australian National University, Canberra

Mark J. Fink

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemistry, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA

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