to organometallic chemistry. Classification, preparation, structure and
reaction of organometallic compounds of transition elements. Reagents in
organometallic synthesis, metallated alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, metallated
aromatic and heterocyclic
compounds. 18 electron rule: metal carbonyls including hydrides, halides and
simple clusters. Organometallic, chemistry of alkenes, alkynes, benzonoids and
cyclopentadienyls. The chemistry of forocenes and related compounds.
- Teacher: Clara Ogbebor