Chemistry of Tin by P.j. SmithChemistry of Tin by P.j. Smith

Chemistry of Tin

byP.j. Smith

Paperback | September 27, 2012

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In common with the editor of the first edition, my own personal involvement with tin chemistry began when I had the privilege of studying for a PhD degree under the supervision of Professor Alwyn G. Davies FRS at University College London (UCL) almost exactly 30 years ago. Then, following 21 years' service with the International Tin Research Institute, it was a great pleasure for me when the wheel turned full circle and, in 1994, Alwyn - now an Emeritus Professor - asked me to return to UCL as an Honorary Research Fellow in the Chemistry Department. One of my first tasks was when I received an invitation from Blackie A&P to edit the second edition of the Chemistry of Tin, which I was delighted to accept, since it enabled me to continued my life-long interest in tin chemistry and to maintain contact with my former friends and colleagues, many of whom have contributed to this book.
Title:Chemistry of TinFormat:PaperbackDimensions:578 pagesPublished:September 27, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:940106072X

ISBN - 13:9789401060721

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Table of Contents

Tin - the element. Compounds of tin; General trends. The inorganic chemistry of tin. Formation and cleavage of the tin-carbon bond. Organometallic compounds of tetravalent tin. Organometallic compounds of bivalent tin. Tin-metal bonded compounds. Radical chemistry of tin. The uses of organotin compounds in organic synthesis. Recent studies on the mode of biological action of the di- and trialkyltin compounds. Health and safety aspects of tin chemicals. Industrial uses of tin chemicals. Solid state NMR spectroscopy of tin compounds. 119mMössbauer spectroscopy on tin compounds. The analysis of organotin compounds from the natural environment. Appendix. Index.