Edited by the leading expert on the topic, this is the first book to present the latest developments in this exciting field. Alongside the theoretical aspects, the top contributors provide practical protocols to give readers additional important information otherwise unavailable. A must for every synthetic chemist in academia and industry.
Keiji Maruoka is a professor of chemistry in Kyoto University in Japan. Having obtained his Ph.D. degree from University of Hawaii, he spent his career working for Nagoya and Hokkaido Universities before taking his current appointment at Kyoto University. Professor Maruoka has authored over 250 scientific publications and has received numerous scientific awards, including the Inoue Prize for Science, the Ichimura Prize for Science, the Japan Synthetic Organic Chemistry Award, and the Nagoya Medal. He is also a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and a member of the international advisory editorial board of several international journals.