Description

This book is a follow-up to Ivins Olefin Metathesis, (Academic Press, 1983). Bringing the standard text in the field up to date, this Second Edition is a result of rapid growth in the field, sparked by the discovery of numerous well-defined metal carbene complexes that can act as very efficient initiators of all types of olefin metathesis reaction, including ring-closing metathesis of acyclic dienes, enynes, and dienynes; ring-opening metathesis polymerizationof cycloalkenes, acyclic diene metathesis polymerization; and polymerization of alkynes, as well as simple olefin metathesis. Olefin Metathesis and Metathesis Polymerization provides a broad, up-to-date account of the subject from its beginnings in 1957 to the latest applications in organic synthesis. The book follows the same format as the original, making it useful toteachers and to researchers, and will be of particular interest to those working in the fields of organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry, catalysis, materials science and chemical engineering.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Discusses different classes of olefin metathesis and the choice of reaction conditions and catalyst * Considers commercial processes with examples from existing and new technologies * Provides a complete overview of the subject from its beginning to the present day

Readership

Academic and industrial researchers in polymer chemistry, synthetic organic chemistry, applied chemistry, organometallic chemistry; physicists and technologists.

Table of Contents

Preface. Abbreviations. Introduction: The Olefin Metathesis Reaction. Brief History. The Metal Carbene Mechanism. Equilibria and Stereoselectivity. Survey of Catalyst Systems: Group IV. Group V. GroupVI. Group VII. Group VIII. Photochemically Activated Catalysts. The Metal Carbene/Metallacyclobutane Mechanism: Evidence from Cross-Metathesis Reactions. Evidence from the Stereochemistry of Metathesis of Internal Olefins. Evidence from Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization (ROMP). Evidence from the reactions of Well-Defined Metal Carbene Complexes. Evidence from the Reactions of Metallacyclobutane Complexes. Evidence of Initiating Species in Systems with Non-Carbene Catalysts. Theoretical Treatments. Related Reactions: [2+2] Reactions Between Compounds Containing Multiple Bonds. Relationship to Ziegler-Natta Polymerization. Involvement of Three-Membered Ring Compounds in Metathesis Reactions. Ethene and Terminal Alkenes: Ethene. Propene. But-1-ene and its Derivatives. Pent-1-ene and its Derivatives. Hex-1-ene and its Derivatives. Higher Acyclic Terminal Alkenes. Acyclic Disubstituted and Trisubstituted Ethenes. Cis/trans Isomerization. Pent-2-ene and 4-Substituted Derivatives. Hex-2-ene and 4-Methylhex-2-ene.Hept-2-ene and Hept-3-ene. Higher Acyclic Internal Olefins. Stereoselectivity in the Metathesis of Acyclic Olefins. 1,1-Disubstituted Olefins. Trisubstituted Ethenes. Acyclic Functionalized Alkenes: Esters. Other Carbonyl-Containing Compounds. Ethers. Amines. Nitriles. Chlorides and Bromides. Sulfides and Sulfonates. Silancs and Germanes. Phospanes. Acyclic Dienes: Double Bonds Linked only by C Atoms. Double Bonds Linked by C and Si, Ge orSn Atoms. Double Bonds Linked by C and N Atoms. Double Bonds Linked by C, Si, and O Atoms. Divinylferrocene. Some Further Applications in Organic Synthesis. Copolymers by Metathesis Condensation.

Details

No. of pages:
496
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1997
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780080537979
Print ISBN:
9780123770455
Print ISBN:
9780123908889

About the authors

K. Ivin

K.J. Ivin obtained his Ph.D. in 1948 from the University of Cambridge, England, and then held fellowships at NRC, Ottawa, Canada and the University of Leeds, England. He was appointed to the academic staff at Leeds in 1953 and moved to The Queen's University of Belfast in 1966 as Professor of Physical Chemistry. Since retiring in 1986 he has maintained an active collaboration with various groups working on ring-opening metathesis polymerization.

J. Mol

J.C. Mol graduated as a chemical engineer from the Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands, in 1964. He obtained his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Amsterdam in 1971 where he presently heads a research group working on heterogeneous catalysis, particularly in the field of olefin metathesis.

Reviews

@qu:"Coverage of the literature is up-to-date...,and the book is very well indexed; there is no difficulty in finding your way to a topic of interest. As a document of an important branch of organometallic chemistry, this book is complete and should satisfy all chemists with an interest in olefin metathesis and related reactions." @source:--Warren E. Piers, University of Calgary, JOURNAL OF AMERICAN CHEMISTRY SOCIETY @qu:"Any reader wishing to know anything about olefin matathesis and metathesis polymerization cannot do better than start with this excellant monograph. . . Nobody active in the area can afford to be without this monograph and any library which serves a research community interest in catalysis, organic synthesis and polymer science and technology will need this book on its shelves." @source:--W.J. Feast, POLYMER INTERNATIONAL, Vol. 45, No. 3, March 1998