Direct Synthesis of Metal Complexes - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128110614

Direct Synthesis of Metal Complexes

1st Edition

Editors: B.I. Kharisov
Paperback ISBN: 9780128110614
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st June 2018
Page Count: 550
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Direct Synthesis of Metal Complexes provides in-depth coverage of direct synthesis of coordination and organometallic compounds. The work is primarily organized by methods before going into greater detail with later chapters focused on select, highly relevant complexes such as metal-polymer coordination compounds. This updated reference covers recent developments in cryosynthesis, electrosynthesis, and tribosynthesis (popular as it doesn’t require organic solvents), with special attention paid to ‘greener’ methodologies and approaches. Additionally, the book will describe physical methods of zero-valent metal interaction with organic matter, including sputtering, ultrasonic treatment, and synthesis in ionic liquids.

The book presents completely new content as a follow-up to the 1999 Elsevier Science publication, Direct Synthesis of Coordination and Organometallic Compounds, edited by Dr. Garnovskii and Dr. Kharisov.

Key Features

  • Covers current methods & techniques of metal interactions with organic media leading to metal chelates, adducts, di- and polymetallic complexes, metal-containing macrocycles, supported coordination compounds (i.e., metal complexes on carbon nanotubes), and more
  • Describes reactivities of distinct forms of elemental metals (powders, sheets, nanoparticles (including a host of less-common metal nanostructures) with organic phase (liquid, solid, gaseous) and water
  • Includes experimental procedures, with examples of direct synthesis, at the end of each chapter


Inorganic chemistry researchers

Table of Contents

1. Synthesis of metal complexes at low temperatures (cryosynthesis)
2. Synthesis of metal complexes by sputtering
3. Laser synthesis
4. Plasma synthesis
5. Matrix isolation techniques
6. Reactions of free metal ions with organic matter
7. Radiation synthesis of metal complexes
8. Electron-beam synthesis
9. Chemical dissolution of elemental metals
10. Synthesis in liquid ammonia
11. Synthesis in ionic liquids
12. Metal corrosion leading to complex formation
13. Hydro- and solvothermal synthesis using metal powders
14. Arc discharge methods
15. Glow discharge synthesis
16. Electrosynthesis of coordination compounds and organometallics
17. Electrosynthesis of porphyrin and phthalocyanine complexes
18. Electrosynthesis of azomethine and related complexes
19. Electrosynthesis of organomertallics
20. Mechanosynthesis
21. Ultrasound-assisted dissolution of metals
22. Microwave synthesis of metal complexes
23. Metal complexes from metal nanoparticles as precursors
24. Synthesis of metal complexes from supported metals as precursors
25. Metals supported in carbon nanotubes
26. Graphene-supported metals
27. Other inorganic/organic supports
28. Direct synthesis of selected types of metal complexes
29. Synthesis of metal-polymer complexes
30. Synthesis of fullerene complexes
31. Greener synthesis of metal complexes from metals
32. Educational aspects of the direct synthesis


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About the Editor

B.I. Kharisov

Boris I. Kharisov

Master Researcher, Chemistry Department

University of Nuevo León, Monterrey, México

Dr. Boris I. Kharisov (born in 1964, in Russia, has lived in Mexico from 1994, and naturalized in Mexico in 2003) is currently a Professor and Researcher at the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL). He took part in the liquidation of the consequences of the Chernobyl accident, working in the contaminated zone in 1987. Degrees: An MS in 1986, in radiochemistry and a PhD in inorganic chemistry in 1993, from the Moscow State University, Russia; Dr. Hab. in physical chemistry in 2006 from Rostov State University, Russia. Memberships: Mexican Academy of Science, National Researchers System (SNI, Level II), Materials Research Society. He is the co-author of nine books, 151 articles, eight book chapters, and holds four patents. Co-editor: Three invited special issues of international journals. He is the member of the Editorial board of three journals. Specialties: Coordination and inorganic chemistry, phthalocyanines, ultrasound, nanotechnology, chemical treatment of petroleum, environmental remediation.

Dr. Kharisov also co-edited 1999 Elsevier publication, Direct Synthesis of Coordination and Organometallic Compounds, with Dr. Garnovskii.

Affiliations and Expertise

Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico