Chapter 8. Ligand Rearrangement and Substitution Reactions of Transition Metal Complexes

  1. Prof. Dr. Hans-Beat Bürgi1 and
  2. Dr. Jack D. Dunitz2
  1. Thomas Auf der Heyde

Published Online: 10 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527616091.ch08

Structure Correlation, Volume 1

Structure Correlation, Volume 1

How to Cite

Auf der Heyde, T. (1994) Ligand Rearrangement and Substitution Reactions of Transition Metal Complexes, in Structure Correlation, Volume 1 (eds H.-B. Bürgi and J. D. Dunitz), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527616091.ch08

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Laboratorium für Kristallographie der Universität, Freiestr. 3, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Laboratorium für Organische Chemie, ETH Zentrum, Universitätsstr. 16, CH-8092 Zürich, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 FEB 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527290420

Online ISBN: 9783527616091



  • preponderance;
  • citation search;
  • stereochemistry;
  • dimensional space;
  • dubbed flattened


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Reaction Paths of MLn, Coordination Complexes

  • Discriminating Between Reaction Mechanisms: Metal Cluster Rearrangements

  • Reactions of Organometallic Compounds

  • Beyond Geometry: Empirical Potential Energy Surfaces?

  • Concluding Remarks