This is a complete examination of the theory and methods of modern olefin metathesis, one of the most widely used chemical reactions in research and industry.
- Provides basic information for non-specialists, while also explaining the latest trends and advancements in the field to experts
- Discusses the various types of metathesis reactions, including CM, RCM, enyne metathesis, ROMP, and tandem processes, as well as their common applications
- Outlines the tools of the trade—from the important classes of active metal complexes to optimal reaction conditions—and suggests practical solutions for common reaction problems
- Includes tables with structures of commercial catalysts, and recommendations for commercial catalyst suppliers
Keywords: Organometallic Chemistry, Organometallics, organic chemistry, synthetic chemistry, catalytic chemistry, industrial chemistry, chemical reactions, polymers, enhanced fuels, enyne metathesis, ROMP, tandem processes, commercial catalysts, NMR data