Four. Carbene Ligands and Complexes

  1. Thomas B. Rauchfuss

Published Online: 7 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470651568.ch4

Inorganic Syntheses, Volume 35

Inorganic Syntheses, Volume 35

How to Cite

Rauchfuss, T. B. (ed) (2010) Carbene Ligands and Complexes, in Inorganic Syntheses, Volume 35, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470651568.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2010

Book Series:

  1. Inorganic Syntheses

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471682554

Online ISBN: 9780470651568



  • carbene ligands and complexes;
  • 1,3-dialkyl-imidazole-2-ylidenes and chelating rhodium N-heterocyclic carbene complex by transmetallation from silver–NHC intermediate;
  • rhodium and iridium N-heterocyclic carbene complexes from imidazolium carboxylates


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • 1,3-Dialkyl-Imidazole-2-Ylidenes

  • A Chelating Rhodium N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complex by Transmetallation from a Silver–NHC Intermediate

  • Rhodium and Iridium N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes from Imidazolium Carboxylates