This book, based on a lecture course which is given to final year undergraduates at Liverpool, illustrates the main features of f-block chemistry, along with some of the important applications, outlining the spectroscopic techniques which are commonly applied to complexes of the f-block elements.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Spectroscopy 3. Coordination Chemistry 4. Organometallic Chemistry 5. Lanthanide Complexes as Catalysts and Reagents for Organic Reactions
"This is a beautifully produced book with well thought out content at the right level for its intended audience . . . can be thoroughly recommended as both a good read and also as meeting very well the authors aim of producing a text covering lanthanide and actinide chemistry at a level and depth suitable for inclusion on an undergraduate course."
– John Leaver, in Physical Sciences Educational Review, Vol. 6, No. 1