5.44 Organometallic Chemistry

Fall 2004

Transition metals within the Periodic Table of Elements.

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

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.
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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Gregory Fu

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Ten sessions in 6 weeks
1.5 hours / session

Level

Graduate