About the Author
Professor Leslie D. Field, Professor of Chemistry, University of New South Wales, Australia, has built up an international reputation for his research on novel reagents containing coordinatively unsaturated transition metals and for his extensive work in the field of NMR spectroscopy including novel studies on heteronuclear coherence transfer and multiple quantum NMR. Field was Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Sydney 1990 to 2005 and Head of the School of Chemistry from 1997 to 2001. He has also been the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) at UNSW since April 2005. Professor Sev Sternhel is Emeritus Professor of Chemistry (Organic), at University of Sydney, Australia. The author of approximately 200 scientific publications, he has chaired two panels of the Australian Research Council. Sternhel was Professor of Organic Chemistry from December 1977 until his retirement in 1999. His research interests are in organic chemistry and molecular engineering. Dr John R. Kalman, Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Technology at Sydney, Australia has written articles for Journal of Forensic Sciences, Journal of Polymer Science and other journals.