Ligand-Field Parameters

Ligand-Field Parameters

by M. Gerloch, R. C. Slade

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This volume was originally published in 1973. The nature of the non-symmetry determined aspects of ligand-field theory receives inadequate treatment in most texts. This book is concerned with the nature of the ligand-field parameters used to describe the electronic properties of transition metal complexes having cubic and lower symmetries. These radial parameters constitute the non-symmetry-determined part of ligand-field theory. Symmetry-based properties are discussed here only to emphasize the separate roles of splitting factors and symmetry. The reader is assumed to be familiar with the usual approach to ligand-field theory and with elementary group theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521105668
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/19/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

1. Symmetry versus splitting parameters; 2. The crystal-field formalism; 3. Interelectron repulsion parameters; 4. Radical parameters for angularly-distorted systems; 5. Radical parametres for quadrate symmetry; 6. The nature and calculation of 10Dq; 7. A crystal-field approach to radical parameters; 8. Semi-empirical molecular-orbital approaches; 9. The Nephelauxetic effect.

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