Chapter 1. Historical Overview and Comparison of Silicon with Carbon

  1. Saul Patai Professor and
  2. Zvi Rappoport
  1. Joyce Y. Corey

Published Online: 10 AUG 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0470025107.ch1

Organic Silicon Compounds Volume 1 and Volume 2 (1989)

Organic Silicon Compounds Volume 1 and Volume 2 (1989)

How to Cite

Corey, J. Y. (1989) Historical Overview and Comparison of Silicon with Carbon, in Organic Silicon Compounds Volume 1 and Volume 2 (1989) (eds S. Patai and Z. Rappoport), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470025107.ch1

Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Author Information

  1. University of Missouri-St. Louis St. Louis MO 63121-4499, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 AUG 2004
  2. Published Print: 25 JAN 1989

Book Series:

  1. PATAI'S Chemistry of Functional Groups

Book Series Editors:

  1. Saul Patai

Series Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471919933

Online ISBN: 9780470025109

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Properties and Characteristics of Silicon and Carbon

    • Basic Properties of Silicon and Carbon

    • Bond Lengths and Energies in Saturated Systems

    • Multiple Bonds

      • Bond Distances in π(p–p) Derivatives

      • π-bond Energies

      • sp-silicon

    • Bond Angles

    • Classes of Silicon and Carbon Compounds

  • Early History

  • Silicon–Carbon Bond Formation

    • Early Organic Transfer Reagents

    • The Direct Process Reaction

    • Laboratory Methods for Silicon–Carbon Bond Formation

    • Future Directions in Silicon–Carbon Bond Formation

  • The Chemistry of Functional Groups

  • Multiple Bonded Derivatives

    • Disilenes

    • Silenes

    • Silicon–Heteroatom Multiple Bonds

  • Catenated Derivatives

    • Cyclopolysilanes

    • Short Chains

    • Long Chains

  • References