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Gallium: Organometallic Chemistry

  1. Gregory H. Robinson

Published Online: 15 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119951438.eibc0073

Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry

Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry

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Robinson, G. H. 2011. Gallium: Organometallic Chemistry . Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry. .

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  1. The University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA

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  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2011

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Abstract

The organometallic chemistry of gallium has experienced substantial growth over the past decade. Much of this work concerned the development of the organometallic chemistry of compounds containing Ga[BOND]Ga bonds. This would include simple dimeric compounds, gallium ring compounds, and small gallium clusters. This chapter will discuss the synthesis and structural aspects of these compounds.

Keywords:

  • gallium;
  • Ga[BOND]Ga bonds;
  • metalloaromaticity;
  • main group multiple bonding