The Organometallic Reader

Dedicated to the teaching and learning of modern organometallic chemistry.

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What is Organometallic Chemistry?
Resources for Organometallic Chemistry

Structural Fundamentals
Simplifying the Organometallic Complex 1 · 2 · 3
Periodic Trends of the Transition Metals
Predicting the Geometry of Organometallic Complexes
Ligand Field Theory & Frontier Molecular Orbital Theory
Coordinative Unsaturation

Ligand Survey
Carbon Monoxide
N-heterocyclic Carbenes
π Systems 1 · 2
Dative Ligands of N, O, and S
Alkyls 1 · 2 · 3
Odd-numbered π Systems
σ Complexes

Fundamental Reactions & Steps
The trans Effect
Ligand Substitution: General Ideas
Associative Ligand Substitution
Dissociative Ligand Substitution
Other Ligand Substitutions
Oxidative Addition: General Ideas
Oxidative Addition of Non-polar Reagents
Oxidative Addition of Polar Reagents
Reductive Elimination: General Ideas
Migratory Insertion: Introduction & CO Insertions
Migratory Insertion: 1,2-Insertions
β-Elimination Reactions
Other Elimination Reactions (coming soon!)


Written by Michael Evans

April 16, 2012 at 3:58 pm

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  1. Thank you… useful and informative…Very helpful for understanding organometallic

    Albert Newton

    June 1, 2017 at 2:17 am

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