Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Sarah A. Cummings, Jon A. Tunge, Jack R. Norton
    Pages 1-39
  3. Anatoli Lisovskii, Moris S. Eisen
    Pages 63-105
  4. Nicka Chinkov, Ilan Marek
    Pages 133-166
  5. Back Matter

About this book

Introduction

Metal carbene complexes have made their way from organometallic curiosities to valuable reagents and catalysts. They offer novel synthetic opportunities in carbon-carbon bond formation based on either carbene-centered reactions or on metal-templated processes which makes them indispensable in modern synthetic methodology. The most prominent metal carbenes are now either commercially available or easy to synthesize and handle with modern laboratory techniques. This volume organized in eight chapters written by the leading scientists in the field illustrates the theoretical background, non-classical nucleophilic and cycloaddition patterns, chromium-templated benzannulation and photo-induced reactions, rhodium-catalyzed carbene transfer as well as the principles and applications of olefin metathesis which has coined the progress in synthetic methodology over the past decade. Designed for researchers in academia and industry as well as graduate students it presents the state-of-the-art potential of carbene complexes in modern organic synthesis.

Keywords

Catalysis Cycloaddition Inorganic Chemistry Materials Science Organometallic Chemistry Pharmaceutical Chemistry chromium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/b80198
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-22221-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-31440-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1436-6002
  • Series Online ISSN 1616-8534
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