Activation and Functionalization of Alkanes / Edition 1

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An international group of contributors presents recent developments in the study of the mechanisms, structure-reactivity relations, and other aspects of alkane transformation processes. Special attention is given to highly selective, catalytic, high-conversion alkane functionalization processes—homogeneous processes—especially those in the liquid phase. Principal approaches to transforming, activating, and functionalizing alkanes are discussed, along with the preparative potentials of these processes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471600169
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/28/1989
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 372
  • Product dimensions: 7.28 (w) x 10.24 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Table of Contents

Historical Evolution of Homogeneous Alkane Activation Systems (A. Shilov).

Electrophilic Chemistry of Alkanes (G. Olah, et al.).

Some Recent Advances in Alkane Functionalization: Metal Phosphine Catalysts and Mercury Photosensitization (R. Crabtree).

Alkane Activation Processes by Cyclopentadienyl Complexes of Rhodium, Iridium, and Related Species (W. Jones).

The Homogeneous Activation of Carbon-Hydrogen Bonds by High-Valent Early d-Block, Lanthanide, and Actinide Metal Systems (I. Rothwell).

Alkane Functionalization by Cytochromes P-450 and by Model Systems Using O2 and H2O2 (D. Mansuy & P. Battioni).

Shape-Selective Oxygenation of Hydrocarbons (K. Suslick).

Catalytic Oxygenation of Unactivated C-H Bonds: Superior Oxo Transfer Catalysts and the &'grave;Inorganic Metalloporphyrin'' (C. Hill).

Selective Functionalization of Saturated Hydrocarbons by the &'grave;Gif'' and &'grave;Gif-Orsay'' Systems (D. Barton & N. Ozbalik).

Alkane Oxidation Studies in du Pont's Central Research Department (C. Tolman, et al.).


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