Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry III - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080445939

Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry III

1st Edition

Volume 3: Groups 13-15

Series Volume Editors: Catherine Housecroft
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080445939
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 21st November 2006
Page Count: 963
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This volume reviews the preparation, properties, reactions and special applications of Boron, Aluminum, Gallium, Indium, Thallium, Silicon, Germanium, Tin, Lead, Arsenic, Antimony, and Bismuth organometallic compounds. Each chapter examines the complexes formed between the metals and specific ligands and where relevant important applications of these compounds. It provides a clear and comprehensive overview of developments since 1993 and attempts to predict trends in the field over the next ten years. Like its predecessors, COMC (1982) and COMC-II (1995), this new work is the essential reference text for any chemist or technologist who needs to use or apply organometallic compounds.

Key Features

  • Valuable content available May 2009 as an individual volume
  • Separate volumes will appeal to a wider chemistry and materials science audience
  • Priced for individual researcher as well as library purchase


Suitable for organic and inorganic chemists researchers and students in the fields of materials science and nanoscience. Practitioners working in industry who need to use or apply organometallic compounds.

Table of Contents

Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry III, Volume 3 Compounds of Groups 13 to 15
3.01 Boron-containing Rings Ligated to Metals
3.02 Polyhedral Carboranes
3.03 s- and p-Block Heteroboranes and Carboranes
3.04 d- and f-Block Metallaboranes
3.05 Metallacarboranes of d- and f-Block Metals
3.06 Aluminum Organometallics
3.07 Gallium, Indium, and Thallium, Excluding Transition Metal Derivatives
3.08 d-Block Complexes of Aluminum, Gallium, Indium, and Thallium
3.09 Oligosilanes
3.10 Compounds with Bonds between Silicon and d-Block Metal Atoms
3.11 Organopolysilanes
3.12 Silicones
3.13 Germanium Organometallics
3.14 Tin Organometallics
3.15 Lead Organometallics
3.16 Arsenic, Antimony, and Bismuth Organometallics


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About the Series Volume Editor

Catherine Housecroft

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland