Homogeneous Transition-metal Catalysis: A Gentle Art

Homogeneous Transition-metal Catalysis: A Gentle Art

by Christopher Masters


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400958821
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/02/2011
Edition description: 1981
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1 General considerations.- 1.1 The art of catalysis, the basic process.- 1.2 Why transition metals?.- 1.3 Why homogeneous?.- 1.4 Molecule activation.- 1.5 Proximity interaction.- 1.6 The catalytic cycle.- 1.7 Summary.- 2 Homogeneous catalyst systems in operation.- 2.1 Hydrogenation.- 2.2 Isomerization.- 2.3 Carbonylation.- 2.4 Hydroformylation.- 2.5 Oligomerization.- 2.6 Polymerization.- 2.7 Oxidation.- 2.8 Metathesis.- 3 Homogeneous catalyst systems in development.- 3.1 Nitrogen fixation.- 3.2 Reductive oligomerization/polymerization of carbon monoxide.- 3.3 Alkane activation.- 4 Where to now?.- References.

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