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Nomenclature Notes

This series, written by Jeffery Leigh, provides short notes and briefs about Principles of Chemical Nomenclature. Each column addresses a specific topic such as systematic nomenclature, the constructing of names, or the use of abbreviations.Questions, suggestions, and reactions (critical or complimentary) are welcome: edit.ci@iupac.org.

Rendering published in:

- Vol. 35, No. 6, Nov-Dec 2013: Use of Abbreviations, Enclosing Marks, and Line-Breaks

PS: The Nov-Dec 2013 Note constitutes the last in this series. The CI managing editor and production editor want to thank Professor Leigh and acknowledge his contributions. Over the last two years, his spontaneous submissions have also contributed to a prompt CI production rhythm. In addition to the educational value of each piece, the series provides a model that is now being considered for other IUPAC references.

- Vol. 35, No. 5, Sep-Oct 2013: The Special Case of Boron Hydrides

- Vol. 35, No. 4, July-Aug 2013: Polymer Nomenclature

- Vol. 35, No. 3, May-Jun 2013: Organometallic Nomenclature

- Vol. 35, No. 2, Mar-Apr 2013: Drawing Chemical Structures

- Vol. 35, No. 1, Jan-Feb 2013: Deciphering and Constructing Names

- Vol. 34, No. 6, Nov-Dec 2012: InChIs and Registry Numbers

- Vol. 34, No. 5, Sep-Oct 2012: Systematic and Trivial Nomenclature

- Vol. 34, No. 4, July-Aug 2012: Non-IUPAC Nomenclature Systems

- Vol. 34, No. 3, May-Jun 2012: On the Various Nomenclature Systems

- Vol. 34, No. 2, Mar-Apr 2012: What is IUPAC Nomenclature?

 


Jeffery Leigh is the editor and contributing author of Principles of Chemical Nomenclature—A Guide to IUPAC Recommendations, 2011 Edition (RSC 2011, ISBN 978-1-84973-007-5). Leigh is emeritus professor at the University of Sussex and has been active in IUPAC nomenclature since 1973.

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