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Fundamentals and Applications of Boron Chemistry - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128221273

Fundamentals and Applications of Boron Chemistry

1st Edition

Editor: Yinghuai Zhu
Paperback ISBN: 9780128221273
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st October 2021
Page Count: 400
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Table of Contents

Part 1: Fundamentals and Applications of Boron Chemistry
1. Introduction to Boron chemistry
2. Advances in Boron chemistry
3. Applications of Boron Chemistry in catalysis

Part 2: Application of Boron Materials
4. Boron materials for energy applications
5. Boron materials with special optical activity
6. Advance boron drugs


Fundamentals and Applications of Boron Chemistry highlights boron chemistry and its impressive potential across a range of fields. The book includes foundational information, current developments and applications in energy, medicinal chemistry and materials chemistry. Beginning with an introduction which outlines physical and chemical properties, the book then discusses advances in boron coordination chemistry and key fields of application. The latest developments and catalysts in organic reactions are also reviewed, along with updates on novel emerging boron-containing materials and their potential applications in areas such as hydrogen storage, in materials with special optical activity, and in boron-based drugs and therapies.

Key Features

  • Outlines the foundational principles and properties of boron chemistry
  • Highlights developments in the application of boron chemistry across key areas, including catalysis, sustainable energy, materials development and pharmaceuticals
  • Encourages and supports researchers in developing future applications based on boron's chemical characteristics and activity


Chemists, students and researchers (across academia and industry) interested in Boron chemistry and refining or developing novel applications across the disciplines of inorganic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, materials chemistry and pharmaceutical science


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About the Editor

Yinghuai Zhu

Dr. Yinghuai Zhu received his Ph. D degree (1997) in organometallic chemistry from Nankai University. He then worked at Nankai University for around three years as an Assistant and Associate Professor, respectively. Before joining the Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences, A*STAR in 2002 as senior research fellow, he conducted research into boron chemistry at Northern Illinois University. He began work at School of Pharmacy, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau, in 2017. Dr. Zhu’s researches focus on boron chemistry and catalysis. He has published around 78 articles in peer reviewed journals, 11 book chapters and more than 40 conference contributions

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Pharmacy, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau