Rhodium Catalyzed Hydroformylation

  • Piet W. N. M. Van Leeuwen
  • Carmen Claver

Part of the Catalysis by Metal Complexes book series (CMCO, volume 22)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Piet W. N. M. van Leeuwen
    Pages 1-13
  3. Raffaello Lazzaroni, Roberta Settambolo, Aldo Caiazzo
    Pages 15-33
  4. Paul C. J. Kamer, Joost N. H. Reek, Piet W. N. M. van Leeuwen
    Pages 35-62
  5. Piet W. N. M. van Leeuwen, Charles P. Casey, Gregory T. Whiteker
    Pages 63-105
  6. Carmen Claver, Piet W. N. M. van Leeuwen
    Pages 107-144
  7. Sergio Castillón, Elena Fernández
    Pages 145-187
  8. Jürgen Herwig, Richard Fischer
    Pages 189-202
  9. Piet W. N. M. van Leeuwen
    Pages 233-251
  10. Joost N. H. Reek, Paul C. J. Kamer, Piet W. N. M. van Leeuwen
    Pages 253-279
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 281-286

About this book


In the last decade there have been numerous advances in the area of rhodium-catalyzed hydroformylation, such as highly selective catalysts of industrial importance, new insights into mechanisms of the reaction, very selective asymmetric catalysts, in situ characterization and application to organic synthesis. The views on hydroformylation which still prevail in the current textbooks have become obsolete in several respects. Therefore, it was felt timely to collect these advances in a book.

The book contains a series of chapters discussing several rhodium systems arranged according to ligand type, including asymmetric ligands, a chapter on applications in organic chemistry, a chapter on modern processes and separations, and a chapter on catalyst preparation and laboratory techniques. This book concentrates on highlights, rather than a concise review mentioning all articles in just one line. The book aims at an audience of advanced students, experts in the field, and scientists from related fields. The didactic approach also makes it useful as a guide for an advanced course.


catalyst chemistry organic chemistry organic synthesis rhodium synthesis

Editors and affiliations

  • Piet W. N. M. Van Leeuwen
    • 1
  • Carmen Claver
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Molecular ChemistryUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department de Quimica Física i InorgánicaUniversitat Rovira i VirgiliTarragonaSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-7923-6551-8
  • Online ISBN 978-0-306-46947-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0920-4652
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