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Silylenes

Organic Silicon Compounds (1998)

  1. Peter P Gaspar1,
  2. Robert West2

Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682531.pat0205

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

How to Cite

Gaspar, P. P. and West, R. 2009. Silylenes. Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Washington University, Department of Chemistry, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

  2. 2

    University of Wisconsin at Madison, Department of Chemistry, Wisconsin, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Generation of Silylenes
  • 3
    Reactions of Silylenes
  • 4
    Theoretical Calculations
  • 5
    Spectroscopic Characterization of Silylenes
  • 6
    Kinetics of Silylene Reactions
  • 7
    Silylene–Transition Metal Complexes
  • 8
    Special Topics
  • 9
    Speculations on the Future of Silylene Chemistry

Keywords:

  • silylene generation;
  • silylene kinetics and spectroscopy;
  • monosilane pyrolysis;
  • siliranes to alkylsilylenes by ring-opening α-elimination from silicon;
  • silylene reactions;
  • silylene dimerization and disilene dissociation;
  • silylene spectroscopic characterization;
  • silylene reaction kinetics