Chapter 4. Formation, Chemistry and Structure of Organomagnesium Species in Solvent-Free Environments

  1. Professor Zvi Rappoport4 and
  2. Ilan Marek5
  1. Richard A. J. O'Hair1,2,3

Published Online: 17 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751879.ch4

The Chemistry of Organomagnesium Compounds

The Chemistry of Organomagnesium Compounds

How to Cite

O'Hair, R. A. J. (2008) Formation, Chemistry and Structure of Organomagnesium Species in Solvent-Free Environments, in The Chemistry of Organomagnesium Compounds (eds Z. Rappoport and I. Marek), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470751879.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 4

    The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

  2. 5

    Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Chemistry, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia

  2. 2

    Bio21, Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, 3010, Australia

  3. 3

    ARC Centre of Excellence for Free Radical Chemistry and Biotechnology, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 FEB 2008

Book Series:

  1. PATAI'S Chemistry of Functional Groups

Book Series Editors:

  1. Professor Saul Patai and
  2. Professor Zvi Rappoport

Series Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470057193

Online ISBN: 9780470751879

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Keywords:

  • organomagnesium species formation - Grignard reagents;
  • coldspray ionization and matrix assisted laser desorption ionization (MALDI);
  • magnesium atom with organic substrate;
  • monomethyl magnesium radical, MgCH3;
  • selected ion flow tube technique (SIFT);
  • solvent-free organomagnesiums;
  • Grignard reagent formation;
  • electrospray ionization (ESI) and Mg(II) species gasphase chemistry;
  • DFT calculation on Mg(L–H)+ complex

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Formation of Organomagnesium Species in Solvent-Free Environments

  • Bimolecular Reactions of Organomagnesium Ions in the Gas Phase

  • Unimolecular Reactions of Organomagnesium Ions in the Gas Phase

  • Structures of Organomagnesiums and Magnesium Halides in the Gas Phase

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgments

  • References