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The Thermochemistry of Organomagnesium Compounds

Organomagnesium Compounds (2008)

  1. Joel F. Liebman1,
  2. Torkil Holm2,
  3. Suzanne W. Slayden3

Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682531.pat0401

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

How to Cite

Liebman, J. F., Holm, T. and Slayden, S. W. 2009. The Thermochemistry of Organomagnesium Compounds. Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Maryland, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

  2. 2

    Technical University of Denmark, Department of Chemistry, Lyngby, Denmark

  3. 3

    George Mason University, Department of Chemistry, Fairfax, Virginia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction: Scope and Definitions
  • 2
    Compounds Composed Solely of Magnesium and Carbon
  • 3
    The Schlenk Equilibrium
  • 4
    Organomagnesium Halides
  • 5
    Diorganomagnesium Compounds
  • 6
    Organomagnesia and Rings
  • 7
    Magnesium Sandwich Species
  • 8
    Magnesium Complexes with Carbon Monoxide

Keywords:

  • organomagnesium compound thermochemistry;
  • Schlenk equilibrium and alkyl–halogen exchange;
  • organomagnesium halide enthalpy of formation;
  • linear correlation of enthalpies of formation and carbon atom numbers;
  • diorganomagnesium compounds;
  • magnesium as endocyclic component of ring;
  • reactive oxiranes and Grignard-‘friendly’ solvent THF;
  • negative oxygen and positive magnesium and rings

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Compound 1
Molecular Weight:48.326
Molecular Formula:C2Mg
InChIKey:OKMNVHISMJXMDX-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Compound 2
Molecular Weight:84.642
Molecular Formula:C3Mg2
InChIKey:JXCKRBWREVNGPI-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Compound 3
Molecular Weight:284.961
Molecular Formula:C18H20Mg2
InChIKey:GCFREPBHOXNVSO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Compound 4
Molecular Weight:313.015
Molecular Formula:C20H24Mg2
InChIKey:RSFNICGQHMREBE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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