Chapter 19. Polysilanes

  1. Saul Patai Professor and
  2. Zvi Rappoport
  1. Robert West

Published Online: 10 AUG 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0470025107.ch19

Organic Silicon Compounds Volume 1 and Volume 2 (1989)

Organic Silicon Compounds Volume 1 and Volume 2 (1989)

How to Cite

West, R. (1989) Polysilanes, 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.ch19

Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, 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:

  • Introduction

  • Cyclic and Linear Oligosilanes

    • Arylpolysilanes

      • Synthesis

      • Reactions

    • Acyclic Oligosilanes

      • Synthesis

    • Cyclic Oligosilanes

      • Synthesis of Cyclopolysilanes

      • Structures of Cyclopolysilanes

      • Polycyclic Oligosilanes

      • Electron Delocalization in Oligosilanes

    • Reactions of Oligosilanes

      • Photolysis

      • Reactions Cleaving the Si[BOND]Si Bond

      • Rearrangement Reactions

      • Reactions with Loss of Alkyl or Aryl Groups

  • Polysilane High Polymers

    • Synthesis

    • Physical Properties and Molecular Weight

    • Electronic Spectra, Conformation and Conductivity

    • Photochemistry and Crosslinking

    • Reactions of Polysilanes

    • NMR Spectra and Configuration

    • Technological Applications of Polysilanes

      • Polysilanes as Precursors to Silicon Carbide

      • Photoresists for Microelectronics

      • Polysilanes as Photoinitiators

      • Polysilanes as Photoconductors and Nonlinear Optical Materials

  • References