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Organometallics of the f-Elements

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute held at Sogesta, Urbino, Italy, September 11–22, 1978

  • Tobin J. Marks
  • R. Dieter Fischer

Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (ASIC, volume 44)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Basil Kanellakopulos
    Pages 1-35
  3. Norman M. Edelstein
    Pages 37-79
  4. Paul J. Fagan, Juan M. Manriquez, Tobin J. Marks
    Pages 113-148
  5. Andrew Streitwieser Jr.
    Pages 149-177
  6. J. Holton, M. F. Lappert, D. G. H. Ballard, R. Pearce, J. L. Atwood, W. E. Hunter
    Pages 179-220
  7. W. T. Carnall
    Pages 281-307
  8. Ignazio L. Fragalà
    Pages 421-466
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 497-517

About these proceedings

Introduction

While the organometallic chemistry of the d-block transition elements has been a flourishing field for the past 25 years, it has only been in the last several years that dramatic activity and progJ'ess has occurred in the area of lanthanide and actinide organometallic chemistry. The f. -element organometallic research effort has been truly multinational and multidisciplinary. In a large number of countries, sCientists have become increasingly interested in the synthesis, reactivity, spectroscopy, and the molecular and electronic structures of f-element organometallic compounds. The backgrounds of these scientists range from organic, inorganic, nuclear, and catalytic chemistry to chemical and nuclear physics. The motivations for the study of f-element organometallics have been equally varied. In the area of basic research, there has been a growing realization that the lanthanides and actinides represent two unique and, to a great extent, neglected families of elements in which many fascinating aspects of chemistry and bonding remain to be explored. On a more practical level, an increasing number of these elements play important roles in nuclear energy production and in industrial catalytic processes. It has become apparent that efficiency and safety in both areas could greatly benefit from increased knowledge. In the past there has been no suitable international forum available for bringing together researchers in the diverse areas of f-element organometallic science mentioned above.

Keywords

Organometallic chemistry catalysis chemical bond chemistry energy nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy stability synthesis transition element transition metal

Editors and affiliations

  • Tobin J. Marks
    • 1
  • R. Dieter Fischer
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryNorthwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA
  2. 2.Institut für Anorganische und Angewandte ChemieUniversität HamburgHamburg 13West Germany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-9454-6
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1979
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-009-9456-0
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-9454-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1389-2185
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