7. Chemical Properties and Reactions of Phosphine Chalcogenides

  1. Frank R. Hartley
  1. R. S. Edmundson

Published Online: 16 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470034424.ch7

Organophosphorus Compounds (1992)

Organophosphorus Compounds (1992)

How to Cite

Edmundson, R. S. (1992) Chemical Properties and Reactions of Phosphine Chalcogenides, in Organophosphorus Compounds (1992) (ed F. R. Hartley), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470034424.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Cranfield Institute of Technology, Cranfield, UK

Author Information

  1. Retired from Department of Chemistry, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 MAR 1992

Book Series:

  1. PATAI'S Chemistry of Functional Groups

Book Series Editors:

  1. Professor Saul Patai

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471930563

Online ISBN: 9780470034422



  • chalcogenide group reactions;
  • reduction of quinquevalent tetracoordinate compounds;
  • tervalent tricoordinate compounds;
  • quaternary phosphonium compounds;
  • organic ligand reactions;
  • dehydration: phosphinoyl carbocations;
  • halogenation;
  • nucleophilic substitution;
  • addition reactions


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Reactions of the Chalcogenide Group

  • Reactions of the Organic Ligands

  • Phosphinoyl Carbanions

  • Reactions between Phosphinoyl Carbanions and Aldehydes or Ketones: The Horner Reaction

  • Properties of the P[BOND]C (Ligand) Bond

  • Reactions of Primary and Secondary Phosphine Chalcogenides

  • References

  • Addenda