Advances in Organometallic Chemistry - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123969705, 9780123972774

Advances in Organometallic Chemistry, Volume 60

1st Edition

Editors: Anthony Hill Mark J. Fink
eBook ISBN: 9780123972774
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123969705
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th November 2012
Page Count: 192
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Table of Contents


Chapter One. Homogeneous Organometallic Chemistry of Methane

1 Introduction

2 Inspiration: The Early Days of Hydrocarbon Activation

3 Oxidative Addition

4 σ-Bond Metathesis

5 1,2-Addition

6 Metalloradicals

7 1,3-Addition

8 Electrophilic Carbene Insertion

9 Conclusions


Chapter Two. Supramolecular Self-assembly of Transition Metal Carbonyl Molecules Through M–CO(Lone Pair)…π(Arene) Interactions

1 Introduction

2 Data Mining

3 Supramolecular Aggregation Based on M–CO(Lone Pair)…π(Arene) Interactions

4 Thio- and Selenocarbonyl Analogues

5 Strength and Correlations

6 Conclusions and Outlook


Chapter Three. Metallabenzenes and Metallabenzenoids

1 Introduction

2 Synthetic Routes to Metallabenzenes and Metallabenzenoids

3 The Chemistry of Metallabenzenes and Metallabenzenoids

4 Structural and Spectroscopic Studies

5 Bonding in Metallabenzenes

6 Concluding Remarks



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

  • Contributions from leading authorities
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field


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