Chapter 1. Definitions, Classifications, History, Properties

  1. Prof. Dr. Dieter Wöhrle1 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Anatolii D. Pomogailo2
  1. Prof. Dr. Dieter Wöhrle1 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Anatolii Pomogailo2

Published Online: 3 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610778.ch1

Metal Complexes and Metals in Macromolecules: Synthesis, Structure and Properties

Metal Complexes and Metals in Macromolecules: Synthesis, Structure and Properties

How to Cite

Wöhrle, D. and Pomogailo, A. (2003) Definitions, Classifications, History, Properties, in Metal Complexes and Metals in Macromolecules: Synthesis, Structure and Properties (eds D. Wöhrle and A. D. Pomogailo), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610778.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry, University of Bremen, P.O. Box 330 440, 28334 Bremen, Germany

  2. 2

    Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Chemogolovka, Moscow Region, 142432, Russia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry, University of Bremen, P.O. Box 330 440, 28334 Bremen, Germany

  2. 2

    Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Chemogolovka, Moscow Region, 142432, Russia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 12 MAY 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527304998

Online ISBN: 9783527610778

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Keywords:

  • overview;
  • biological systems;
  • definitions;
  • classifications;
  • history;
  • properties;
  • metal complexes;
  • metals in macromolecules;
  • metals in nature;
  • metals in artificial metal complexes;
  • potential applications;
  • examples of inorganic polymers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definitions

  • Classification of Metal Complexes and Metals in Macromolecules

    • Classification by Kind of Metal Complex/Metal Binding

    • Classification by Connectivities

    • Classification by Dimensionality

  • Metals in Nature and the History of Artificial Metal Complexes and Metals in Macromolecules

  • Properties and Potential Applications of Metal Complexes and Metals in Macromolecules

  • Examples of Inorganic Polymers

  • References