1st Edition

Chemistry of the f-Block Elements

ISBN 9789056993337
Published May 15, 2001 by CRC Press
176 Pages

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Book Description

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

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"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