This is a complete examination of the theory and methods ofmodern olefin metathesis, one of the most widely used chemicalreactions in research and industry.
* Provides basic information for non-specialists, while alsoexplaining the latest trends and advancements in the field toexperts
* Discusses the various types of metathesis reactions, includingCM, RCM, enyne metathesis, ROMP, and tandem processes, as well astheir common applications
* Outlines the tools of the trade--from the importantclasses of active metal complexes to optimal reactionconditions--and suggests practical solutions for commonreaction problems
* Includes tables with structures of commercial catalysts, andrecommendations for commercial catalyst suppliers