Next Article in Journal
Adsorption and Oxidation of Aromatic Amines on Metal(II) Hexacyanocobaltate(III) Complexes: Implication for Oligomerization of Exotic Aromatic Compounds
Next Article in Special Issue
Insights into Molecular Beryllium–Silicon Bonds
Previous Article in Journal
On Mineral Retrosynthesis of a Complex Biogenic Scaffold
Previous Article in Special Issue
K+···Cπ and K+···F Non-Covalent Interactions in π-Functionalized Potassium Fluoroalkoxides
Article Menu
Issue 1 (March) cover image

Export Article

Open AccessEditorial
Inorganics 2017, 5(1), 17; doi:10.3390/inorganics5010017

Kudos and Renaissance of s-Block Metal Chemistry

Institute of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Humboldtstrasse 8, D-07743 Jena, Germany
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 13 March 2017 / Revised: 17 March 2017 / Accepted: 21 March 2017 / Published: 21 March 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue s-Block Metal Complexes)
View Full-Text   |   Download PDF [447 KB, uploaded 22 March 2017]   |  


In recent years, the organometallic and coordination chemistry of the alkali and alkaline earth metals has experienced tremendous progress to tackle the needs of today’s society. Enhanced ecological awareness and global availability favor research on the chemistry of the essential s-block metals. Nowadays, the s-block metals are conquering new chemical fields based on sophisticated theoretical and preparative achievements. Recent investigations show a huge impact of the s-block elements on stoichiometric and catalytic processes. View Full-Text
Keywords: s-block metals; catalysis; Grignard reagents; alkali metals; alkaline earth metals s-block metals; catalysis; Grignard reagents; alkali metals; alkaline earth metals

This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. (CC BY 4.0).

Scifeed alert for new publications

Never miss any articles matching your research from any publisher
  • Get alerts for new papers matching your research
  • Find out the new papers from selected authors
  • Updated daily for 49'000+ journals and 6000+ publishers
  • Define your Scifeed now

SciFeed Share & Cite This Article

MDPI and ACS Style

Krieck, S.; Westerhausen, M. Kudos and Renaissance of s-Block Metal Chemistry. Inorganics 2017, 5, 17.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats

Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.

Related Articles

Article Metrics

Article Access Statistics



[Return to top]
Inorganics EISSN 2304-6740 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert
Back to Top