Advances in Organometallic Chemistry, Volume 41

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780123993373
eBook ISBN: 9780080580425
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 18th June 1997
Page Count: 328
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This widely-acclaimed serial contains authoritative reviews that address all aspects of organometallic chemistry, a field which has expanded enormously since the publication of Volume 1 in 1964. Almost all branches of chemistry and material science now interface with organometallic chemistry--the study of compounds containing carbon–metal bonds. Organometallic compounds range from species which are so reactive that they only have a transient existence at ambienttemperatures to species which are thermally very stable. Organometallics are used extensively in the synthesis of useful compounds on both large and small scales. Industrial processes involving plastics, polymers, electronic materials, and pharmaceuticals all depend on advancements in organometallic chemistry. This book is an essential reference work for the academic and industrial chemist and will provide up-to-date material at the cutting edge of chemistry research.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* In basic research, organometallics have contributed inter alia to:

  • Metal cluster chemistry
  • Surface chemistry
  • The stabilization of highly reactive species by metal coordination
  • Chiral synthesis
  • The formulation of multiple bonds between carbon and the other elements and between the elements themselves
  • Metal organic compounds of calcium, strontium, and barium in chemical vapor deposition
  • 17- and 19-electron organometallic complexes
  • Halocarbonyl complexes of molybdenum and tungsten
  • Substituent effects in metallacene chemistry


Academic and industrial inorganic and organic chemists.

Table of Contents

L. Weber, Transition-Metal Assisted Synthesis of Rings and Cages from Phosphaalkenes and Phosphaalkynes. M.J. Went, Synthesis and Reactions of Polynuclear Cobalt Alkyne Complexes. K.P. Gable, Rhenium and Technetium OXO Complexes in the Study of Organic Oxidation Mechanisms. R Aumann and H Nienaber, (1-Alkynyl) Carbene Complexes (=1Metalla-1-buten 3-ynes)-Tools for Synthesis. P. Mathur, Chalogen-bridged Metal Carbonyl Complexes. Chapter References.Subject Index. Cumulative List of Contributors for Volumes 1-36. Cumulative List of Contributors for Volumes 37-40.


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@qu:"This volume continues the series exposition of timely and significant advances in the field." @source:--JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY @qu:"This is a very interesting collection of reviews, maintaining the expected standard of this meritorious series, which is now an obligatory purchase of all chemistry libraries attached to academic and industrial research laboratories." @source:--JOURNAL OF ORGANOMETALLIC CHEMISTRY @qu:"The volume maintains the traditional high standard of the series and ought to be considered essential for those involved in organo-transition metal chemistry research." @source:--CHEMISTRY IN AUSTRALIA