Inorganic Chemistry This series reflects the breadth of modern research in inorganic chemistry and fulfils the need for advanced texts. The series covers the whole range of inorganic and physical chemistry, solid state chemistry, coordination chemistry, main group chemistry and bioinorganic chemistry. Synthesis of Organometallic Compounds A Practical Guide Edited by Sanshiro Komiya Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan. This book describes the concepts of organometallic chemistry and provides an overview of the chemistry of each metal including the synthesis and handling of its important organometallic compounds. Synthesis of Organometallic Compounds: A Practical Guide provides: an excellent introduction to organometallic synthesis detailed synthetic protocols for the most important organometallic syntheses an overview of the reactivity, applications and versatility of organometallic compounds a survey of metals and their organometallic derivatives The purpose of this book is to serve as a practical guide to understanding the general concepts of organometallics for graduate students and scientists who are not necessarily specialists in organometallic chemistry.