Osmium: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications


Gregory Wise (Editor)

Series: Chemistry Research and Applications
BISAC: SCI013000

Osmium, discovered in 1803, is a rare element with many physical and chemical properties and is used in a variety of applications. In this book, osmium is looked at as an emerging anthropic polluting traffic-related metal. In the second chapter, homoleptic osmium cyanide complexes are explored, particularly their synthesis and applications in molecular magnetism. The third chapter focuses on the synthesis and mixed-valence state of binuclear osmocene derivatives. In the fourth and final chapter, photoneutron cross sections on naturally present osmium isotopes are reviewed.
(Imprint: Nova)



Table of Contents


Chapter 1
Osmium, an Emerging Anthropic Polluting Traffic-Related Metal. Analytical Methods for its Determination in Environmental Matrices of Interest for Human Health and Involved in the Food Chain
(Clinio Locatelli and Dora Melucci, Department of Chemistry «G. Ciamician», University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, and others)

Chapter 2
Homoleptic Osmium Cyanide Complexes: Synthesis and Perspective Application in Molecular Magnetism
(Kira E. Vostrikova, Nikolaev Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia)

Chapter 3
Synthesis and Mixed-Valence State of Binuclear Osmocene Derivatives
(Hiroki Yasuhara and Satoru Nakashima, Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, Japan, and others)

Chapter 4
Photoneutron Cross Sections on Naturally Present Osmium Isotopes
(S. S. Belyshev, B. S. Ishkhanov, V. V. Khankin A. A. Kuznetsov, V. N. Orlin, N. N. Peskov, M. E. Stepanov, K. A. Stopani, V. V. Varlamov, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Department of Physics, Moscow, Russia, and others)


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