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Aqueous-Phase Organometallic Catalysis: Concepts and Applications, 2nd, Completely Revised and Enlarged Edition

Boy Cornils (Editor), Wolfgang A. Herrmann (Editor)
ISBN: 978-3-527-60546-0
780 pages
March 2006
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Now in its second completely revised and expanded edition. Written by the renowned editors B. Cornils and W. A. Herrmann, this book presents every important aspect of aqueous-phase organometallic catalysis, a method which saves time, waste and money. The large-scale application of this "green" technology in chemical industry clearly underlines its practical use outside of academia.
New chapters (for example "Organic Chemistry in Water"), 20% more content and fully updated contributions from a plethora of international authors make this book a "must-have" for everyone working in this field.

From the reviews of the first edition:

"This overview will be extremely useful for everyone active in this field [...]" Angewandte Chemie

"This book is an essential in any chemical research library and I strongly recommend it to all synthetic research and teaching chemists. [...]" The Alchemist

"The editors are to be congratulated on assembling such a wide range of contributors who have described the industrial as well as the academic aspects of the subject." [...] Journal of Organometallic Chemistry
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Table of Contents

Introduction
Basic Aqueous Chemistry
Organic Chemistry in Water
Organometallic Chemistry in Water
Characterization of Organometallic Compounds in Water
Catalysts for an Aqueous Catalysis
Variation of Central Atoms
Variation of Ligands
Catalysis in Water as a Special Unit Operation
Membrane Techniques
Micellar Systems
On the Borderline of Aqueous-Phase Catalysis
Transitions to Heterogeneous Techniques (SAPC and Variations)
Aqueous Catalysts for Environment and Safety
Water-soluble Organometallics in the Environment
Environmental and Safety Aspects
Typical Reactions
Hydroformylation
Hydrogenation
Hydrogenation and Hydrogenolysis of Thiophenic Molecules
Oxidations
Carbonylation Reactions
C-C Coupling Reactions
Hydrocyanation
Allylic Substitution
Hydrodimerization
Alkene Metathesis
Asymmetric Synthesis
Catalytic Polymerization
Oleochemistry
Halogen Chemistry
Biological Conversions
Other Recent Examples
Other Biphasic Concepts
SHOP Process
Catalysis in Fluorous Phase
Nonaqueous Ionic Liquids
Immobilization of Organometallic Catalysts using Supercritical Fluids
The Amphiphilic Approach
Catalysis with Water-solulbe Polymer-bound Ligands in Aqueous Solution
Aqueous-phase Catalysis: The Way Ahead

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Reviews

"...an important and undoubtedly useful addition to academic and industrial reference libraries."
Organic Process Research & Development
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