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Lead: Organometallic Chemistry

  1. Hemant K. Sharma,
  2. Keith H. Pannell

Published Online: 15 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470862106.ia119

Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry

Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry

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Sharma, H. K. and Pannell, K. H. 2006. Lead: Organometallic Chemistry . Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry. .

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  1. University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2006


An update on the organometallic chemistry of lead since 1995 is presented. In particular the exciting chemistry associated with the synthesis, structure and reactivity plumbylenes, diplumbynes and related species are presented. In addition an extensive section on organolead transition metal complexes of is presented, an area not previously covered.


  • plumbylenes;
  • diplumbenes;
  • diplumbyne;
  • plumbocene;
  • transition metal lead complexes