|Name||Prof. em. Dr. Antonio Mezzetti|
Lab. für Anorganische Chemie
ETH Zürich, HCI H 235
|Telephone||+41 44 632 61 21|
|Fax||+41 44 632 13 10|
|Department||Chemistry and Applied Biosciences|
|Relationship||Retired Adjunct Professor|
|529-0132-AAL||Inorganic 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 credits||9R||A. Togni, A. Mezzetti|
|Abstract||Fundamental 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.|
|Objective||Towards an understanding of the fundamental coordination-chemical and mechanistic aspects of transition-metal chemistry relevant to homogeneous catalysis.|
|Content||Fundamental 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.|
|Literature||1) 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.
|529-0199-00L||Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry||0 credits||2K||H. Grützmacher, C. Copéret, D. Günther, M. Kovalenko, A. Mezzetti, A. Togni|