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Lanthanides: Chemistry and Use in Organic Synthesis

  • Shū Kobayashi


  • Explains the principles of lanthanide chemistry, discusses unique reactivities and selectivities of rare earth elements, and reviews the major recent breakthroughs in their application to stereoselective organic synthesis and to catalytic processes including polymer synthesis and solid-phase catalysis *

  • A needed overview of recent advances by leading contributors in this field


Part of the Topics in Organometallic Chemistry book series (TOPORGAN, volume 2)

About this book


The use of lanthanides in organic chemistry and in organic synthesis has attracted broad interest recently because of the unique reactivities and selectivities exhibited by compounds of these rare earth elements. In particular, several major advances have been made in the last five years. This volume of Topics in Organometallic Chemistry is designed to provide the specialist and non-specialist alike with a much needed overview of recent developments. Contributions by leaders in the field focus on stereoselective organic synthesis using lanthanides, the principles of lanthanide chemistry, lanthanide-based chiral catalysts, low-valent lanthanide compounds, polymer synthesis using lanthanide catalysts, and polymer-supported lanthanide catalysts used in organic synthesis.


Festphasen-Katalyse Katalyse Lanthanide Lewis acids Lewis-Säuren Organische Synthese Polymersynthese asymmetric synthesis asymmetrische Synthese catalysis lanthanides organic synthesis polymer synthesis rare earth elements seltene Erdeneleme

Editors and affiliations

  • Shū Kobayashi
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate School of Pharmaceutical SciencesThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Lanthanides: Chemistry and Use in Organic Synthesis
  • Editors Shu Kobayashi
  • Series Title Topics in Organometallic Chemistry
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-64526-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-08419-5
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-540-69801-2
  • Series ISSN 1436-6002
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages IX, 307
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Organic Chemistry
    Inorganic Chemistry
    Polymer Sciences
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