Description

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

Readership

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

Table of Contents

Contributors

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

References

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

References

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

References

Details

No. of pages:
192
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780123972774
Print ISBN:
9780123969705

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