Description

The Advances in Inorganic Chemistry series present timely and informative summaries of the current progress in a variety of subject areas within inorganic chemistry, ranging from bio-inorganic to solid state studies. This acclaimed serial features reviews written by experts in the field and serves as an indispensable reference to advanced researchers. Each volume contains an index, and each chapter is fully referenced.

Key Features

  • Features comprehensive reviews on the latest developments
  • Includes contributions from leading experts in the field
  • Serves as an indispensable reference to advanced researchers

Readership

Bioinorganic, inorganic, supramolecular and organometallic chemists

Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface

Chapter One. Personal Adventures in the Synthesis of Copolymers from Carbon Dioxide and Cyclic Ethers

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Carbon Dioxide as a Source of Chemical Carbon

3 Copolymers from Oxiranes and Carbon Dioxide

4 Block Copolymers of Polycarbonates and Lactides

5 Terpolymers from Oxiranes and Carbon Dioxide

6 Depolymerization of Polycarbonates

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter Two. Synthesis of Organic Carbonates

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Market and Production

3 Linear Organic Carbonates

4 Synthesis of Organic Cyclic Carbonates

5 Transesterification Reactions

6 Summary

References

Chapter Three. Synthesis of Aromatic Carbamates from CO2: Implications for the Polyurethane Industry

Abstract

1 General Introduction

2 Introduction to the PU Industry

3 CO2 as a Raw Material for Isocyanates (Carbamates)

4 Possible Routes to Carbamates from CO2

5 Synthesis of Aromatic Carbamates from CO2

6 Conclusion

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter Four. Reactions of CO2 and CO2 Analogs (CXY with X, Y = O, S, NR) with Reagents Containing Si–H and Si–N Units

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 CO2 Activation via Reactions with Si—N and Si—H Bonds

3 Reactions of CO2 Analog Molecules with Si—N Bonds and Si—H Bonds

4 Applications

5 Conclusions and Outlook

References

Chapter Five. Recent Studies of Rhenium and Manganese Bipyridine Carbonyl Catalysts for the Electrochemical Reduction of CO2

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 History of the fac-Re(bpy-R)(CO)3X Family of CO2 Red

Details

No. of pages:
416
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780127999296
Print ISBN:
9780124202214

About the serial-volume-editor

Michele Aresta

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Bari, Italy

Reviews

"These volumes continue the tradition of representing timely summaries of the current state of understanding on a wide variety of 'special topics'" --Journal of The American Chemical Society