Research progress in the coordination chemistry of osmium

Wai Yeung Wong*

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This is a short review of recent research papers that focus on the synthesis, reactivity and properties of coordination compounds of osmium. The osmium complexes are classified in accordance with their metal oxidation state ranging from zero to eight. The ligands embrace a variety of groups including nitrido, imido, oxo, hydride or hydrogen, oligopyridine, carbonyl and various nitrogen-, phosphorus-, sulfur- or oxygen-donors.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCoordination Chemistry Research Progress
PublisherNova Science Publishers
Number of pages30
ISBN (Electronic)9781616681333
ISBN (Print)9781604560473
Publication statusPublished - 13 Feb 2008

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Computer Science(all)

User-Defined Keywords

  • Clusters
  • Coordination compounds
  • Metal complexes
  • Osmium
  • Transition element


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