Landmarks in Organo-Transition Metal Chemistry [E-Book] : A Personal View / by Helmut Werner.
Werner, Helmut. (author)
New York, NY : Springer New York, 2009
XXII, 348 p. online resource.
Profiles in Inorganic Chemistry
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Table of Contents:
  • Prologue
  • Biographical Sketch
  • The Nineteenth Century: A Sequence of Accidental Discoveries
  • Transition Metal Carbonyls: From Small Molecules to Giant Clusters
  • A Scientific Revolution: The Discovery of the Sandwich Complexes
  • One Deck More: The Chemical #x201C;Big Mac#x201D;
  • The Binding of Ethene and Its Congeners: Prototypical Metal #x03C0;-Complexes
  • Metal Carbenes and Carbynes: The Taming of #x201C;Non-existing#x201D; Molecules
  • Metal Alkyls and Metal Aryls: The #x201C;True#x201D; Transition Organometallics
  • Epilogue.