The Organic Chemistry of Nickel - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123884015, 9780323146906

The Organic Chemistry of Nickel

1st Edition

Organonickel Complexes

eBook ISBN: 9780323146906
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th January 1974
Page Count: 532
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The Organic Chemistry of Nickel, Volume I: Organonickel Complexes is devoted to a description of the organonickel complexes. The major goal is to provide a reference work, and for this reason a conventional layout has been adopted with separate chapters devoted to each type of organic ligand. In the interest of readability, known compounds have been assembled in tables at the end of each chapter, thereby allowing the text to be used for discussions of the general chemistry involved and to highlight the special reactions associated with nickel.

Conscious of the needs of organometallic chemists, the authors included systems in which no nickel-carbon bond is involved. Among these is a chapter on the tetrakisligand nickel complexes and sections on dioxygen and azobenzene complexes. The nitrosyl complexes and complexes containing a metal-metal bond—topics frequently considered to be part of the domain of the organometallic chemist—have not received individual attention. Tables of the observed bond distances in organonickel complexes are provided as an Appendix; a short list of the more important review articles relevant to each organic ligand can be found at the end of each chapter.

Table of Contents



Chapter I. Nickel Tetracarbonyl

I. Introduction

II. Preparation

III. Physical and Thermodynamic Data

IV. Structure and Bonding

V. Spectral Properties

VI. Reactions

VII. Mixed-Metal Carbonyl Clusters

VIII. Toxicity


Chapter II. Lewis-Base Nickel Carbonyl Complexes

I. Introduction

II. The Mechanism of Substitution

III. Substitution by Group IV-Donor Ligands

IV. Substitution by Group V-Donor Ligands

V. Substitution by Group VI-Donor Ligands

VI. Substitution by Group VII-Donor Ligands


Chapter III. Tetrakisligand Nickel Complexes

I. Introduction

II. Preparation

III. Structure

IV. Reactions

V. Spectroscopic Properties

VI. Tetrakistrifluorophosphine Nickel

VII. Coordinatively Unsaturated Ligand-Nickel Complexes



Chapter IV. Nickel Hydride, Nickel Alkyl, and

Nickel Aryl Complexes

I. Nickel Hydride Complexes: Introduction

II. Monoligand Nickel Hydride Complexes

III. Bisligand Nickel Hydride Complexes

IV. π-Allyl-and π-Cyclopentadienylnickel Hydride Complexes

V. Nickel Carbonyl Hydrides and Cationic Nickel Hydrides

VI. Nickel Alkyl and -Aryl Complexes : Introduction

VII. Ligand-Free Nickel Alkyl and -Aryl Complexes

VIII. Monoligand Nickel Alkyl and -Aryl Complexes

IX. Bisligand Nickel Alkyl and -Aryl Complexes

X. Tris- and Tetrakisligand Nickel Alkyl and -Aryl Complexes

XI. π-Allylnickel Alkyl and -Aryl Complexes

XII. π-Cyclopentadienylnickel Alkyl and -Aryl Complexes



Chapter V. Nickel-Olefin and -Alkyne Complexes

I. Introduction

II. Bonding and Structure

III. Nickel-Olefin Complexes Formed by Ethylene and Alkyl- or Aryl-Substituted Olefins

IV. Nickel Complexes Formed by Olefins Having Electron-Withdrawing Substituents

V. Nickel-Alkyne Complexes

VI. Nickel-π-Azo Complexes

VII. Nickel-Dioxygen Complexes



Chapter VI. π-Allyl Nickel Complexes

I. Bonding Considerations

II. Spectroscopic Properties

III. Bis(π-Allyl)Nickel Complexes

IV. π-Allyl Nickel X Complexes

V. π-Allyl NiX(Ligand) Complexes

VI. [π-AllylNi(Lig)3]+ Complexes

VII. π-Allylnickel π-Cyclopentadienyl Complexes

VIII. Hetero-π-Allylnickel Complexes

IX. π-Cyclopropenylnickel Complexes



Chapter VII. Cyclobutadienenickel Complexes

I. Introduction

II. Preparation of Cyclobutadienenickel Complexes

III. Structural Considerations

IV. Reactions of Cyclobutadienenickel Complexes



Chapter VIII. π-Cyclopentadienyl Nickel Complexes

I. Bis-π-Cyclopentadienylnickel (Nickelocene)

II. π-Cyclopentadienylnickel Carbonyl and Isonitrile Complexes

III. π-Cyclopentadienylnickel Cluster Compounds

IV. π-C5H5NiX(Lig) and Related Complexes

V. Reaction of Nickelocene with Phosphorus and Sulfur Compounds

VI. π-Cyclopentadienylnickel Nitrosyl

VII. Nickel-Carborane Complexes



Chapter IX. Nickel Arene Complexes




Appendix. Structural Data for Organonickel Complexes

Subject Index


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