Antonio Mezzetti: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2018

Award: The Golden Owl
Name Prof. em. Dr. Antonio Mezzetti
FieldAnorganische Chemie
Address
Lab. für Anorganische Chemie
ETH Zürich, HCI H 235
Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 1-5/10
8093 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Telephone+41 44 632 61 21
Fax+41 44 632 13 10
E-mailmezzetti@inorg.chem.ethz.ch
URLhttp://www.mezzetti.ethz.ch
DepartmentChemistry and Applied Biosciences
RelationshipRetired Adjunct Professor

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
529-0132-AALInorganic Chemistry III: Organometallic Chemistry and Homogeneous Catalysis
Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

All other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.
4 credits9RA. Togni, A. Mezzetti
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.
529-0199-00LInorganic and Organometallic Chemistry0 credits2KH. Grützmacher, C. Copéret, D. Günther, M. Kovalenko, A. Mezzetti, A. Togni
Abstract
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