5.44 Organometallic Chemistry

As taught in: Fall 2004

The periodic table with the transition metals highlighted.

Transition metals in the periodic table. Organometallic chemistry is the chemistry of compounds that contain a metal-carbon bond. (Illustration courtesy of MIT OpenCourseWare.)




Prof. Gregory Fu

Course Features

Course Description

This course examines important transformations of organotransition-metal species with an emphasis on basic mechanisms, structure-reactivity relationships, and applications in organic synthesis.