Book by Christian BRUNEAU and Pierre DIXNEUF
Springer 2004

Product Details

Series: Topics in Organometallic Chemistry (Book 11)

Hardcover: 337 pages

Publisher: Springer; 2004 edition (August 17, 2004)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 3540205438

ISBN-13: 978-3540205432

About this book

Molecular ruthenium catalysts, during the last decade, have provided new indispensable synthetic methods that cannot be promoted by other catalysts, and they now constitute an emerging field for the selective preparation of fine chemicals. The major reaction types for carbon-carbon and carbon-heteroatom bond formation, most of them with atom economy, are comprehensively discussed by leading experts. The authors highlight the most important discoveries in ruthenium catalysis and propose activation processes, some of them being still controversial. They illustrate the innovation and usefulness in organic synthesis of specific reactions including carbocyclization, cyclopropanation, olefin metathesis, carbonylation, oxidation, transformation of silicon containing substrates, and show novel reactions operating via vinylidene intermediates, radical processes, inert bonds activation as well as catalysis in water. Therefore, the reader will receive a balanced view of this rapidly developing field.

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Academic and industrial researchers in organometallics, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, material sciences


Inorganic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry


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