The Organic Chemistry of Nickel

The Organic Chemistry of Nickel

Organonickel Complexes

1st Edition - January 28, 1974

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  • Author: P.W. Jolly
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323146906

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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

  • Preface


    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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  • No. of pages: 532
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1974
  • Published: January 28, 1974
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323146906

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