529-0132-AAL  Inorganic Chemistry III: Organometallic Chemistry and Homogeneous Catalysis

SemesterSpring Semester 2018
LecturersA. Togni, A. Mezzetti
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentEnrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

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Courses

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529-0132-AA RInorganic Chemistry III: Organometallic Chemistry and Homogeneous Catalysis
Self-study course. No presence required.
120s hrsA. Togni, A. Mezzetti

Catalogue data

AbstractFundamental aspects of the organometallic chemistry ot the transition elements. Mechanistic homogeneous catalysis including oxidative additions, reductive eliminations and insertion reactions. Catalytic hydrogenation, carbonylation, C-C bond-forming and related reactions.
ObjectiveTowards an understanding of the fundamental coordination-chemical and mechanistic aspects of transition-metal chemistry relevant to homogeneous catalysis.
ContentFundamental aspects of the organometallic chemistry ot the transition elements. Mechanistic homogeneous catalysis including oxidative additions, reductive eliminations and insertion reactions. Catalytic hydrogenation, carbonylation, C-C bond-forming and related reactions.
Literature1) Robert H. Crabtree, The Organometallic Chemistry of the Transition Metals, 6th Edition, Wiley, 2014, ISBN: 978-1-118-13807-6.
A relatively concise but excellent introduction to organometallic chemistry. Strong textbook character, available as E-book

2) John F. Hartwig, Organotransition Metal Chemistry. From Bonding to Catalysis, University Science Books, 2010, ISBN: 978-1-891389-53-5.
A more comprehensive standard work on organometallic chemistry. Several chapters written by various authors, partly specialized review-article style.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersA. Togni, A. Mezzetti
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

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Learning environmentTeil Mezzetti
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