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Current Organic and Polymer Chemistry(2.0 credits)

Course Type:Specialized Courses
Class Format:Lecture
Course Name : Chemistry
Starts 1 : 3 Spring Semester
Elective/Compulsory : Elective
Lecturer : Faculty of Chemistry  

•Course Purpose
The purpose of this course is to present an overview of cutting-edge organic chemistry, and learn important principles and facets of modern chemistry. The course includes sophisticated catalysts and reagents (organic-based and metal-based) for making useful compounds, designer functional organic molecules with various optoelectronic properties, and synthesis of natural products and biologically active complex molecules.

•Prerequisite Subjects
Organic Chemistry 1-5

•Course Topics
1. Organocatalysts for Green Chemistry
2. Chiral Catalysts for Enantioselective Synthesis
3. Transition Metal Catalysts for Unreactive Bond Activation
4. Synthesis of Optoelectronic Materials
5. Synthesis of Natural Products and Biologically Active Compounds

It is desirable to read a textbook or reference materials before a class

The textbook is not specified.

•Additional Reading
Organic Chemistry: Structure and Function 6th ed.
K. Peter C. Vollhardt, Neil E. Schore

•Grade Assessment
Grades will be based on reports.

No requirements for attending this course.

•Contacting Faculty
Students can communicate with their lecturers during lectures, office hours, or via email.
Contact: Prof. Hideto ITO


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