Chapter 4. Heavy Analogs of Carbenes: Silylenes, Germylenes, Stannylenes and Plumbylenes

  1. Vladimir Ya. Lee and
  2. Akira Sekiguchi

Published Online: 21 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470669266.ch4

Organometallic Compounds of Low-Coordinate Si, Ge, Sn and Pb: From Phantom Species to Stable Compounds

Organometallic Compounds of Low-Coordinate Si, Ge, Sn and Pb: From Phantom Species to Stable Compounds

How to Cite

Lee, V. Ya. and Sekiguchi, A. (2010) Heavy Analogs of Carbenes: Silylenes, Germylenes, Stannylenes and Plumbylenes, in Organometallic Compounds of Low-Coordinate Si, Ge, Sn and Pb: From Phantom Species to Stable Compounds, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470669266.ch4

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470725436

Online ISBN: 9780470669266

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Keywords:

  • carbene heavy analogs - silylenes, germylenes, stannylenes and plumbylenes;
  • acyclic oligo- and polymetallane photolysis;
  • heavy alkene–heavy carbene rearrangements;
  • transient species reaction and single bond insertion;
  • stable/persistent silylenes, germylenes, stannylenes and plumbylenes;
  • singlet species and silylenes;
  • spectroscopic identification;
  • transient species reactions - additions to multiple bonds;
  • triplet species - generation and identification;
  • carbenes R2C - neutral organic compounds and dicoordinate carbon center with two substituents

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Generation

  • Spectroscopic Identification

  • Structure

  • Reactions of Transient Species

  • Stable/Persistent Silylenes, Germylenes, Stannylenes and Plumbylenes

  • Summary and Outlook

  • References