Advances in Organometallic Chemistry, Volume 59

1st Edition

Editors: Anthony Hill Mark J. Fink
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123786494
eBook ISBN: 9780123808516
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 12th December 2011
Page Count: 352
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Table of Contents


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


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


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About the Editors

Anthony Hill Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Australian National University, Canberra

Mark J. Fink Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

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