Chapter 14. Organometallic Chemistry of Alkane Activation

  1. Professor Saul Patai and
  2. Zvi Rappoport
  1. Robert H. Crabtree

Published Online: 8 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470034378.ch14

Alkanes and Cycloalkanes (1992)

Alkanes and Cycloalkanes (1992)

How to Cite

Crabtree, R. H. (1992) Organometallic Chemistry of Alkane Activation, in Alkanes and Cycloalkanes (1992) (eds S. Patai and Z. Rappoport), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470034378.ch14

Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Yale University, 225 Prospect Street, P.O. Box 6666, New Haven, Connecticut 06511–8118, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 25 MAR 1992

Book Series:

  1. PATAI'S Chemistry of Functional Groups

Book Series Editors:

  1. Professor Saul Patai

Series Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471924982

Online ISBN: 9780470034378

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Keywords:

  • alkane activation and organometallic chemistry;
  • agostic species and alkane complexes;
  • Shilov chemistry;
  • oxidative addition;
  • stoichiometric chemistry;
  • carbon–carbon bond clevage;
  • metal atoms, ions and excited metal atoms;
  • neutral metal atoms in ground state;
  • photoexcited metal atoms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Shilov Chemistry

  • Oxidative Addition

  • σ-Bond Metathesis

  • Other Mechanisms

  • Metal Atoms, Ions and Excited Metal Atoms

  • Acknowledgments

  • References