Book 2011

Selenium and Tellurium Chemistry

From Small Molecules to Biomolecules and Materials


ISBN: 978-3-642-20698-6 (Print) 978-3-642-20699-3 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-39

    Organic Phosphorus-Selenium Chemistry

  3. Chapter

    Pages 41-55

    New Selenium Electrophiles and Their Reactivity

  4. Chapter

    Pages 57-77

    Redox Chemistry of Sulfur, Selenium and Tellurium Compounds

  5. Chapter

    Pages 79-102

    Redox and Related Coordination Chemistry of PNP- and PCP-Bridged Selenium and Tellurium-Centred Ligands

  6. Chapter

    Pages 103-122

    Synthesis, Structures, Bonding, and Reactions of Imido-Selenium and -Tellurium Compounds

  7. Chapter

    Pages 123-149

    A New Class of Paramagnetics: 1,2,5-Chalcogenadiazolidyl Salts as Potential Building Blocks for Molecular Magnets and Conductors

  8. Chapter

    Pages 151-177


  9. Chapter

    Pages 179-199

    Recent Developments in the Lewis Acidic Chemistry of Selenium and Tellurium Halides and Pseudo-Halides

  10. Chapter

    Pages 201-237

    Selenium and Tellurium Containing Precursors for Semiconducting Materials

  11. Chapter

    Pages 239-250

    Synthesis and Transformations of 2- and 3-hydroxy-Selenophenes and 2- and 3-Amino-Selenophenes

  12. Chapter

    Pages 251-283

    Activation of Peroxides by Organoselenium Catalysts: A Synthetic and Biological Perspective

  13. Chapter

    Pages 285-302

    Selenium and Human Health: Snapshots from the Frontiers of Selenium Biomedicine

  14. Chapter

    Pages 303-320

    Metal Complexes Containing P-Se Ligands

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 321-323