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Metal-Ligand Co-operativity

Catalysis and the Pincer-Metal Platform

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  • Presents an overview of recent developments in M–L cooperativity phenomena

  • Highlights the importance of this field on catalyst development and applications

  • Contributions from leading international experts in the field

Part of the book series: Topics in Organometallic Chemistry (TOPORGAN, volume 68)

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Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x
  2. Metal-Ligand Cooperation at Phosphine-Based Acceptor Pincer Ligands

    • Martine R. Tiddens, Marc-Etienne Moret
    Pages 25-69
  3. Metal-Ligand Cooperativity of Phosphorus-Containing Pincer Systems

    • Seji Kim, Yeong-Eun Kim, Yunho Lee
    Pages 71-93
  4. Cooperative Reactivity by Pincer-Type Complexes Possessing Secondary Coordination Sphere

    • Ajeet Singh, Evamarie Hey-Hawkins, Dmitri Gelman
    Pages 95-134
  5. Redox-Active Pincer Ligands

    • Jarl Ivar van der Vlugt
    Pages 135-179
  6. A Pincer Motif Etched into a meta-Benziporphyrin Frame

    • Karolina Hurej, Lechosław Latos-Grażyński
    Pages 181-225
  7. Catalytic Conversion of Nitriles by Metal Pincer Complexes

    • Beibei Guo, Edwin Otten, Johannes G. de Vries
    Pages 321-377
  8. The Application of Pincer Ligand in Catalytic Water Splitting

    • Hong-Tao Zhang, Ming-Tian Zhang
    Pages 379-449

About this book

This book provides researchers in the fields of organic chemistry, organometallic chemistry and homogeneous catalysis with an overview of significant recent developments in the area of metal-ligand cooperativity, with a focus on pincer architectures. The various contributions highlight the widespread impact of M–L co-operativity phenomena on modern organometallic chemistry and catalyst development. The development of efficient and selective catalytic transformations relies on the understanding and fine control of the various elementary reactions that constitutes a catalytic cycle. Co-operative ligands, which actively participate in bond making and bond breaking together to the metal they support, open up new avenues in this area. In particular, buttressing a weak or reactive metal-ligand bond by flanking coordinating arms in a pincer ligand design is proving a versatile strategy to access robust metal complexes that exhibit unusual and selective reactivity patterns.

Keywords

  • Metal-Ligand Cooperation
  • Pincer ligands
  • Homogeneous catalysis
  • Co-operative ligands
  • organometallic chemistry

Editors and Affiliations

  • Organic Chemistry & Catalysis, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

    Gerard van Koten

  • Institute of Applied Synthetic Chemistry, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria

    Karl Kirchner

  • Organic Chemistry and Catalysis, Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

    Marc-Etienne Moret

About the editors

Gerard van Koten is emeritus distinguished professor at Utrecht University. He has been involved in the early development of organometallics with the pincer platform with the NCN-bonding motive (first 1976), PCP and SCS. He explored their use as homogeneous catalysts either as such or immobilized on dendrimers (1994) or covalently attached to enzymes (2005), as sensoring materials (SO2 (2000) or I2 (1986)), and as photoactive materials (2000). Particular interest has been directed to study (reversible) C-C bond formation and bond cleavage (1978) processes on the pincer-metal platform. 

Karl Kirchner is presently Professor of Organometallic Chemistry at the Technical University of Vienna (TU Wien). His expertise is centered around the theme ligand design, synthesis of well-defined non-precious transition metal complexes and their applications in homogeneous catalysis. He obtained his PhD in 1987 from TU Wien with Prof. R. Schmid. After two postdoctoral stays at Washington State University with Prof. J. P. Hunt (1988, 1989) and Nobel laurate Prof. H. Taube at Stanford University (1990), he returned to TU Wien completing his Habilitation in 1994.

Marc-Etienne Moret obtained a PhD degree from the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETHZ) with Prof. P. Chen in 2009. In 2010, he moved to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) for postdoctoral research in the group of Prof. J. C. Peters on the activation of N2 by synthetic iron complexes. Since 2012, he is assistant professor in the group of Organic Chemistry and Catalysis at Utrecht University (UU). His research interests revolve around the design of novel ligands for small-molecule activation and catalysis using first-row transition metals.

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Buying options

eBook
USD 269.00
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  • ISBN: 978-3-030-68916-2
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 349.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book
USD 349.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)