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13.6: Metal-Carbon Bonds

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    • 13.6.1: Metal Alkyls
      Metal alkyls feature a metal-carbon σ bond and are usually actor ligands, although some alkyl ligands behave as spectators. Our aim will be to understand the general dependence of the behavior of alkyl ligands on the metal center and the ligand’s substituents. Using this knowledge, we can make meaningful comparisons between related metal alkyl complexes and educated predictions about their likely behavior.
    • 13.6.2: Carbenes
      Fischer carbenes, Shrock carbenes, and vinylidenes are usually actor ligands, but they may be either nucleophilic or electrophilic, depending on the nature of the R groups and metal. In addition, these ligands present some interesting synthetic problems: because free carbenes are quite unstable, ligand substitution does not cut the mustard for metal carbene synthesis.
    • 13.6.3: Carbyne (Alkylidyne) Complexes
    • 13.6.4: Carbido and Cumulene Complexes
    • 13.6.5: Carbon Wires- Polyyne and Polyene Bridges


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