Carbene Chemistry: From Fleeting Intermediates to Powerful Reagents, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Carbene Chemistry

From Fleeting Intermediates to Powerful Reagents, 1st Edition

By Guy Bertrand

CRC Press

320 pages

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Hardback: 9780824708313
pub: 2002-05-14
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Highlights recent discoveries in the development of rapid kinetic techniques that allow for direct visualization and state-of-the-art computational methods.

Table of Contents

Matrix isolation of highly electrophilic carbenes; observing invisible carbenes by trapping them with pyridine; carbenic philicty; approach to a persistent triplet carbene; diaminocarbenes; exploring structure and reactivity; stable versions of transient singlet carbines; the discovery and development of high oxidation state alkylidene complexes; Fischer carbene complexes in organic synthesis; from high-spin polycarbenes to carbene-based magnets.

About the Author

Bertrand\, Guy

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Physical & Theoretical