Chapter 10. Organometallic Compounds

  1. Richard D. Chambers FRS Emeritus Professor of Chemistry

Published Online: 3 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305371.ch10

Fluorine in Organic Chemistry

Fluorine in Organic Chemistry

How to Cite

Chambers, R. D. (2004) Organometallic Compounds, in Fluorine in Organic Chemistry, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305371.ch10

Author Information

  1. University of Durham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 SEP 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405107877

Online ISBN: 9781444305371



  • organometallic compounds;
  • general methods and synthesis - from iodides, bromides and hydro compounds;
  • lithium and magnesium;
  • from polyfluoro-aromatic compounds;
  • zinc and mercury and perfluoroalkyl derivatives;
  • cleavage by electrophiles;
  • boron and aluminium;
  • silicon and tin


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Methods and Synthesis

  • Lithium and Magnesium

  • Zinc and Mercury

  • Boron and Aluminium

  • Silicon and Tin

  • Transition Metals

  • References