By Minoru Tsutsui, Morris N. Levy, Akira Nakamura, Mitsuo Ichikawa, Kan Mori (auth.)
The Plenum Press sequence, Monographs in Inorganic Chemistry, is meant to fill an visible want for high-level surveys of contemporary learn in that region, relatively in concerns which transcend the conventional or classical sure aries of the topic. The learn of n-bonding of hydrocarbon teams (and their derivatives) to metals is precisely that sort of topic, for it presents a brand new manner of figuring out the habit of metals (which represent four-fifths of all of the chemical elements). furthermore, n-bonding has increased the fascinating sector of organometallic chemistry threefold, bringing in all of the transition metals, the lanthanides, and the actinides. quite a bit has been stumbled on and constructed within the region of n-bonded "complexes" of the metals that vital new business approaches in keeping with such elements were constructed. a really accomplished evaluate of all n-bonded compounds of the metals could now lead to an impossibly huge and dear quantity, and will require per 30 days revision. as a substitute, the current authors have properly determined to put in writing a survey which outlines the final features of coaching, houses, constitution, reactions, and makes use of of such compounds-a survey which could function a textbook, yet that may additionally lead the more matured practitioner to the main complex literature at the topic. they've got clarified and condensed the topic through strong association and a liberal use of diagrams-features to be able to please the final reader.