Description - Iridium Complexes in Organic Synthesis by Luis A. Oro
Ranging from hydrogenation to hydroamination, cycloadditions and nanoparticles, this is the first book to comprehensively cover the topic of iridium in organic synthesis by detailing important advances in iridium catalyzed reactions. Iridium is extremely useful in synthesis due to its ability to catalyze an array of synthetic transformations, often with unique selectivity, therefore making this handbook an essential resource for anyone working in the industry.
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Author Biography - Luis A. Oro
Luis A. Oro is the head of the Homogeneous Catalysis Institute and professor of Inorganic Chemistry in the University of Zaragoza. His main research interests are in organometallic chemistry of platinum group metals where he has coauthored about 500 scientific contributions, and edited several books. He is member of the Interantional Advisory Board of Angewandte Chemie, and other international journals. He has received several scientific awards, including the Humboldt award, King Jaime prize, Solvay prize and Sacconi Medal. He is Doctor Honoris Causae by Rennes University. He is also member of the Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina, the Academia Europaea, and foreign member of the Academie des Sciences. Carmen Claver is Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the University Rovira I Virgili in Tarragona (Spain). She has co-authored about 200 scientific contributions in the field of enantioselective synthesis. She has also participated in the edition and publication of several books. She has received several scientific awards, being recognised in 2003 as distinguished research for the Catalan Government.