© 1989

Advances in Metal Carbene Chemistry

  • U. Schubert

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASIC, volume 269)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Bekir Cetinkaya, Peter B. Hitchcock, Hatam A. Jasim, Michael F. Lappert
    Pages 59-66
  3. Hubert Le Bozec, Dominique Devanne, Pierre H. Dixneuf
    Pages 107-121
  4. F. R. Kreißl, H. Keller, F. X. Müller, C. Stegmair, N. Ullrich
    Pages 137-140
  5. L. Busetto, S. Bordoni, V. Zanotti, V. G. Albano, D. Braga
    Pages 141-143
  6. H. G. Raubenheimer, G. Kruger, C. Marais, J. Hattingh, R. Otte, L. Linford
    Pages 145-147
  7. U. Schubert, U. Kirchgäßner, J. Grönen
    Pages 153-157
  8. Carin E. Davey, Valerie A. Osborn, Mark J. Winter, Simon Woodward
    Pages 159-161

About this book


There are only few topics in organometallic chemistry, which have stimulated research activities in as many areas, as transition-metal carbene (alkylidene) complexes. About 25 years after the first planned synthesis of a carbene complex in E.O. Fischer's laboratory in Munich the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Transition-Metal Carbene Complexes was the first meeting which,brought together scientists from different disciplines to discuss inorganic, organic, theoretical structural catalysis-related aspects of metal carbene chemistry. The 70th birthday of Professor E.O. Fischer was a good occasion for this enterprise. The organizers of the meeting (K.D. Dotz, Marburg; F.R. KreiBl, Munchen; U. Schubert, Wurzburg) were encouraged by the fact that most of the leading scientists in this area were able to participate in the workshop. The very high standard of the contributions is reflected in this book, which contains papers from the majority of the participants. The Proceedings show the state of the art in metal carbene chemistry and will hopefully be a landmark in the development of this area of chemistry. Generous financial support for the workshop and for the preparation of this book was provided by the Scientific Affairs Division of NATO and some companies. The organizers also acknowledge the efforts of the staff of the Bildungs­ zentrum der Hans-Seidel-Stiftung in Wild bad Kreuth for creating a pleasant and stimulating atmosphere during the conference.


ITIES Ion Organometallic chemistry Ruthenium carbon catalysis catalyst electrophile metals nuclear magnetic resonance organic synthesis platinum polymer structure synthesis

Editors and affiliations

  • U. Schubert
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Inorganic ChemistryUniversity of WürzburgWürzburgGermany

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`... this is an excellent volume, with up to the minute accounts from the major practitioners in the field. It should be in all serious chemistry libraries, and anyone working on metal carbene complexes should buy their own copy.'
P. Chaloner, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 1989
`This is an excellent treatise of an important topic; all libraries and workers in the field should have a copy.'
Applied Organometallic Chemistry, 4, 1990