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Aspects of the Chemistry of Species with Carbon–Polonium Bonds

Organic Selenium and Tellurium Compounds (2012)

  1. Maja Ponikvar-Svet1,
  2. Joel F. Liebman2

Published Online: 15 JUN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682531.pat0564

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

How to Cite

Ponikvar-Svet, M. and Liebman, J. F. 2011. Aspects of the Chemistry of Species with Carbon–Polonium Bonds. Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Jožef Stefan Institute,, Department of Inorganic Chemistry and Technology, SI-1000 Ljubljana,, Slovenia

  2. 2

    University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Baltimore MD, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUN 2011

Abstract

The chemistry of compounds with carbon-polonium bonds remains, not surprisingly, rather unstudied because of the high level of radioactivity, and hence scarcity, danger and expense, associated with polonium itself. Attempts to enlighten this understanding have rarely investigated the same species experimentally and theoretically; the former are emphasized in this chapter. Approaches to the syntheses of dialkyl polonides, aryl polonium derivatives and other types of compounds with carbon-polonium bonds are discussed.

Keywords:

  • organopolonium compounds;
  • chronicle;
  • radioactivity;
  • dialkyl polonides;
  • aryl polonium derivatives;
  • organobismuth compounds;
  • radioactivity;
  • polonium and other chalcogens;
  • chromatography and radiochromatography