Organometallics and Catalysis: An Introduction

Paperback | December 16, 2014

byManfred Bochmann

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Organometallic chemistry explores the chemistry of the often bewildering variety of compounds featuring metal-carbon bonds. A field that has underpinned the development of new synthetic methods and materials, it is also central to our understanding of catalysis. In his text, Manfred Bochmann distils the extensive knowledge of the field into a succinct overview of essential concepts. The book is enriched throughout with examples that demonstrate how our understanding of organometallic chemistry has led to new applications in research and industry - not leastin relation to catalysis - and an extensive reaction schemes and structures give added clarity to the concepts being explained. Striking just the right balance between breadth and depth - and with features throughout to support the learning process - Organometallics and Catalysis is the perfect introduction for undergraduate and graduate students who need a thorough grounding on the subject or are embarking on new researchareas. Online Resource Centre: The Online Resource Centre to accompany Organometallics and Catalysis: An Introduction features: For registered adopters of the text:* Figures from the book in electronic format For everyone:* Curated links to relevant video materials on YouTube

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Organometallic chemistry explores the chemistry of the often bewildering variety of compounds featuring metal-carbon bonds. A field that has underpinned the development of new synthetic methods and materials, it is also central to our understanding of catalysis. In his text, Manfred Bochmann distils the extensive knowledge of the field...

Manfred Bochmann is Professor of Inorganic Chemistry and Director of the Wolfson Materials and Catalysis Centre at the University of East Anglia where his research centres broadly around synthetic organometallic and coordination chemistry directed towards homogeneous catalysis. A former Head of the School of Chemistry, in 2003 he was ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.68 inPublished:December 16, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part 1. Organometallic Compound of Main Group Elements1.1 General and Bonding Considerations1.2 Alkali metal organometallics: Lithium1.3 Organometallic Compounds of Earth Alkali Metals1.4 Zinc, Cadmium and Mercury1.5 Organometallic Compounds of the Boron Group1.6 Organometallic Compounds of the Carbon GroupPart 2. Organometallic Compound of Transition Metals2.1 Ligand Types2.2 Common Types of Organometallic Complexes2.3 Electron Counting and the 16/18-Electron Rule2.4 Ligand Properties and Metal-Ligand Bonding2.5 L-Type *p-Acceptor Ligands : Metal Carbonyl Complexes2.6 L-Type *p-Acceptor Ligands: Alkene, Dienes and Alkynes2.7 LX-Type *p-Acceptor Ligands : Allyl and Enyl Complexes2.8 L2X-Type *p-Acceptor Ligands : Metallocene Complexes MCp22.9 Arene Complexes2.10 Sigma Complexes2.11 Complexes with M-C *s-Bonds2.12 Alkylidene Complexes2.13 Complexes with MC Triple bonds: CarbynesPart 3. Homogeneous Catalysis with Organometallic Transition Metal Complexes3.1 General Considerations3.2 Key Reaction Steps in Homogeneous Catalysis3.3 Catalytic H-H and H-X Additions3.4 Catalytic Carbonylations3.5 Alkene Oxidations3.6 Coupling Reactions3.7 Alkene PolymerisationsAppendix 1 Commonly used solvents and their propertiesAppendix 2 Number and symmetry of infrared-active vibrations of metal carbonyl complexesAppendix 3 Answers to ExercisesAppendix 4 Further Reading