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Hydride Complexes of the Transition Metals

  1. Robert H. Crabtree

Published Online: 15 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470862106.ia086

Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry

Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry

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Crabtree, R. H. 2006. Hydride Complexes of the Transition Metals. Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry. .

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  1. Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2006

Abstract

The topic Hydride Complexes of the Transition Metals is reviewed with emphasis on structure and bonding, spectroscopy, energetics, synthesis, and reactions. Terminal, bridging, and cluster hydrides are covered, together with dihydrogen complexes and nonclassical hydrides.

Keywords:

  • dihydrogen complex;
  • hydride complex;
  • bridging hydride;
  • cluster hydride;
  • NMR spectroscopy;
  • nonclassical hydride