Chemistry 6210/4203: Organometallic Chemistry
Prof. Chris Kozak (firstname.lastname@example.org) office C2018, lab C5006
Prof. Fran Kerton (email@example.com) office C4007, lab C5006
It is also linked from our departmental webpage.
Class times: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 4:00 to 4:50 pm
Location: Room C2010
Texts for 6210: “The Organometallic Chemistry of the Transition Metals”, 4th Edition by Robert H. Crabtree.
Publisher: Wiley. Available through the University Bookstore or Amazon.ca.
Texts for 4203: “Organometallics 1 and 2” by Manfred Bochmann. Publisher: Oxford University Press. Available
through the University Bookstore or Amazon.ca.
Other Texts Available in the Library:
QD 172 T6 C73 2001 “The organometallic chemistry of the transition metals” 3rd ed. Crabtree, Robert H.
QD 411 S65 1997 “Organometallic chemistry” Spessard, Gary O.
QD 411 O73 1994 “Organometallic reagents in organic synthesis” Bateson, J. H.
QD 411 M397 1991 “Organometallic chemistry: a unified approach” Mehrotra, Ram C.
QD 502 J67 1991 “Reaction mechanisms of inorganic and organometallic systems” Jordan, Robert B.
QD 411 E4413 2006 “Organometallics” 3rd ed. Elschenbroich, Christophe.
QD 262 O745 2002 “Organometallics in synthesis: a manual” 2nd ed. Schlosser, M.
In general, QD 411 is the call number for books on organometallic chemistry related topics.
Encyclopedic Sources: [Electronic Resources available through the library site]
“Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry III”
“Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry” (Very highly recommended, especially the Chapter on Zr and Hf)
Supplementary Material: Additional material will be provided in class or will be obtained from the primary
literature (journal articles and communications). For example, polymerization catalyst design will be given as a
hand‐out in class.
What is Organometallic Chemistry? An organometallic molecule is one that contains a metal‐carbon bond.