Introduction to Structure and Models of Bonding.- Strain and Stability.- The Thermodynamics of Solutions and Noncovalent Binding Forces.- Molecular Recognition and Supramolecular Chemistry.- Acid-Base Chemistry.- Stereochemistry.- Energy Surfaces and Kinetic Analyses.- Experiments Related to Thermodynamics and Kinetics.- Catalysis.- Organic Reaction Mechanisms Part 1: Reactions Involving Additions and/or Eliminations.- Organic Reaction Mechanisms Part II: Substitutions at Aliphatic Centers and Thermal Isomerizations/Rearrangements.- Organotransition Metal Reaction Mechanisms and Catalysis.- Organic Materials Chemistry.- Advanced Concepts in Electronic Structure Theory.- Thermal Pericyclic Reactions.- Photochemistry.- Electronic Organic Materials.
ERIC V. ANSLYN, Professor, University of Texas, USA. DENNIS A. DOUGHERTY George Grant Hoag Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, USA.
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