Chapter 8. The Lanthanides and Scandium in Organic Chemistry

  1. Simon Cotton

Published Online: 20 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470010088.ch8

Lanthanide and Actinide Chemistry

Lanthanide and Actinide Chemistry

How to Cite

Cotton, S. (2006) The Lanthanides and Scandium in Organic Chemistry, in Lanthanide and Actinide Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470010088.ch8

Author Information

  1. Uppingham School, Uppingham, Rutland, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 13 JAN 2006

Book Series:

  1. Inorganic Chemistry

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470010051

Online ISBN: 9780470010082



  • lanthanide use in organic chemistry;
  • samarium(II) compounds;
  • cerium(IV) ammonium sulphate;
  • tertiary alcohol oxidation;
  • Grob oxidative fragmentation;
  • lanthanide β-diketonate complexes;
  • cerium(III) chloride and organocerium compounds;
  • scandium and lanthanide triflates;
  • lanthanide metals


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cerium(IV) Compounds

  • Samarium(II) Iodide, SmI2

  • Lanthanide β-Diketonates as Diels–Alder Catalysts

  • Cerium(III) Chloride and Organocerium Compounds

  • Cerium(III) Chloride and Metal Hydrides

  • Scandium Triflate and Lanthanide Triflates

  • Alkoxides and Aryloxides

  • Lanthanide Metals

  • Organometallics and Catalysis