Ligand field theory and its applications

Author: B. N. Figgis,Michael A. Hitchman

Publisher: Vch Verlagsgesellschaft Mbh


Category: Science

Page: 354

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A complete, up-to-date treatment of ligand field theory and its applications Ligand Field Theory and Its Applications presents an up-to-date account of ligand field theory, the model currently used to describe the metal-ligand interactions in transition metal compounds, and the way it is used to interpret the physical properties of the complexes. It examines the traditional electrostatic crystal field model, still widely used by physicists, as well as covalent approaches such as the angular overlap model, which interprets the metal ligand interactions using parameters relating directly to chemical behavior. Written by internationally recognized experts in the field, this book provides a comparison between ligand field theory and more sophisticated treatments as well as an account of the methods used to calculate the energy levels in compounds of the transition metals. It also covers physical properties such as stereochemistry, light absorption, and magnetic behavior. An emphasis on the interpretation of experimental results broadens the book's field of interest beyond transition metal chemistry into the many other areas where these metal ions play an important role. As clear and accessible as Brian Figgis's 1966 classic Introduction to Ligand Fields, this new book provides inorganic and bioinorganic chemists as well as physical chemists, chemical physicists, and spectroscopists with a much-needed overview of the many significant changes that have taken place in ligand field theory over the past 30 years.



Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120351347

Category: Science

Page: 296

View: 2084

This book, divided into two parts, now in its second edition, presents the basic principles of group theory and their applications in chemical theories. While retaining the thorough coverage of the previous edition, the book in Part I, discusses the symmetry elements, point groups and construction of character tables for different point groups. In Part II, it describes the concept of hybridization to explain the shapes of molecules and analyzes the character tables to predict infrared and Raman active vibrational modes of molecules. It also brings into fore the molecular orbital theory and the techniques of group theory to interpret bonding in transition metal complexes and their electronic spectra. Finally, the book describes the crystal symmetry in detail as well as the Woodward–Hoffmann rules to determine the pathways of electrocyclic and cycloaddition reactions. NEW TO THE SECOND EDITION • New sections on Direct Product, Group–sub-group Relationships, Effect of Descent in Octahedral Symmetry on Degeneracy, Jahn–Teller Distortion, Group–sub-group Relationships and Electronic Spectra of Complexes and Influence of Coordination on the Infrared Spectra of Oxoanionic Ligands, Space Groups • Revised sections on Projection Operator, SALC Molecular Orbitals of Benzene and π-Molecular Orbitals of 1, 3-Butadiene KEY FEATURES • Provides mathematical foundations to understand group theory. • Includes several examples to illustrate applications of group theory. • Presents chapter-end exercises to help the students check their understanding of the subject matter. The book is designed for the senior undergraduate students and postgraduate students of Chemistry. It will also be of immense use to the researchers in the fields where group theory is applied.

New Frontiers in Rare Earth Science and Applications

Author: Xu Guangxian

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0323142729

Category: Science

Page: 748

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New Frontiers in Rare Earth Science and Applications, Volume I consists of extended abstracts of the lectures, papers, and posters presented at the International Conference on Rare Earth Development and Applications held in Beijing on September 10-14, 1985. This compilation discusses rare earth chemical and physical metallurgy, geology of rare earth mineralization in China, and study of hydroxamic acids for the floatation of rare earth minerals. The reactions of organolanthanoid complexes, use of lanthanide ions in the study of calmodulin structure, and influence of the weak magnetic field on red blood cell electrophorisis in mice bodies are also deliberated. This publication is a good source for researchers and scientists of disciplines related to earth science.

Molecular Electronic Structures of Transition Metal Complexes I

Author: David Michael P. Mingos,Peter Day,Jens Peder Dahl

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 364227370X

Category: Science

Page: 216

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J.P. Dahl: Carl Johan Ballhausen (1926–2010).- J.R. Winkler and H.B. Gray: Electronic Structures of Oxo-Metal Ions.- C.D. Flint: Early Days in Kemisk Laboratorium IV and Later Studies.- J.H. Palmer: Transition Metal Corrole Coordination Chemistry. A Review Focusing on Electronic Structural Studies.- W.C. Trogler: Chemical Sensing with Semiconducting Metal Phthalocyanines.- K.M. Lancaster: Biological Outer-Sphere Coordination.- R.K. Hocking and E.I. Solomon: Ligand Field and Molecular Orbital Theories of Transition Metal X-ray Absorption Edge Transitions.- K.B. Møller and N.E. Henriksen: Time-resolved X-ray diffraction: The dynamics of the chemical bond.

Practical Approaches to Biological Inorganic Chemistry

Author: Robert R. Crichton,Ricardo O. Louro

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 0444563598

Category: Science

Page: 336

View: 8898

The book reviews the use of spectroscopic and related methods to investigate the complex structures and mechanisms of biological inorganic systems that contain metals. Each chapter presents an overview of the technique including relevant theory, clearly explains what it is and how it works and then presents how the technique is actually used to evaluate biological structures. Practical examples and problems are included to illustrate each technique and to aid understanding. Designed for students and researchers who want to learn both the basics, and more advanced aspects of bioinorganic chemistry. Many colour illustrations enable easier visualization of molecular mechanisms and structures Worked examples and problems are included to illustrate and test the reader’s understanding of each technique Written by a multi-author team who use and teach the most important techniques used today to analyse complex biological structures

Problems in Structural Inorganic Chemistry

Author: Wai-Kee Li,Hung Kay Lee,Dennis Kee Pui Ng,Kendrew Kin Wah Mak,Yu-San Cheung,Thomas Chung Wai Mak

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198823908

Category: Science

Page: 480

View: 7438

This book consists of over 422 problems and their acceptable answers on structural inorganic chemistry at the senior undergraduate and beginning graduate level. The central theme running through these questions is symmetry, bonding and structure: molecular or crystalline. A wide variety of topics are covered, including Electronic States and Configurations of Atoms and Molecules, Introductory Quantum Chemistry, Atomic Orbitals, Hybrid Orbitals, Molecular Symmetry, Molecular Geometry and Bonding, Crystal Field Theory, Molecular Orbital Theory, Vibrational Spectroscopy, Crystal Structure, Transition Metal Chemistry, Metal Clusters: Bonding and Reactivity, and Bioinorganic Chemistry. The questions collected here originate from the examination papers and take-home assignments arising from the teaching of courses in Chemical Bonding, Elementary Quantum Chemistry, Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, and X-Ray Crystallography by the book's two senior authors over the past five decades. The questions have been tested by generations of students taking these courses. The questions in this volume cover essentially all the topics in a typical course in structural inorganic chemistry. The text may be used as a supplement for a variety of inorganic chemistry courses at the senior undergraduate level. It also serves as a problem text to accompany the book Advanced Structural Inorganic Chemistry, co-authored by W.-K. Li, G.-D. Zhou, and T. C. W. Mak (Oxford University Press, 2008).

Group Theory and Its Applications in Physics

Author: Teturo Inui,Yukito Tanabe,Yositaka Onodera

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642800211

Category: Science

Page: 397

View: 4419

This book has been written to introduce readers to group theory and its ap plications in atomic physics, molecular physics, and solid-state physics. The first Japanese edition was published in 1976. The present English edi tion has been translated by the authors from the revised and enlarged edition of 1980. In translation, slight modifications have been made in. Chaps. 8 and 14 to update and condense the contents, together with some minor additions and improvements throughout the volume. The authors cordially thank Professor J. L. Birman and Professor M. Car dona, who encouraged them to prepare the English translation. Tokyo, January 1990 T. Inui . Y. Tanabe Y. Onodera Preface to the Japanese Edition As the title shows, this book has been prepared as a textbook to introduce readers to the applications of group theory in several fields of physics. Group theory is, in a nutshell, the mathematics of symmetry. It has three main areas of application in modern physics. The first originates from early studies of crystal morphology and constitutes a framework for classical crystal physics. The analysis of the symmetry of tensors representing macroscopic physical properties (such as elastic constants) belongs to this category. The sec ond area was enunciated by E. Wigner (1926) as a powerful means of handling quantum-mechanical problems and was first applied in this sense to the analysis of atomic spectra. Soon, H.

Physikalische Chemie

Author: Peter W. Atkins,Julio de Paula,Michael Bär,Anna Schleitzer,Carsten Heinisch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527315462

Category: Science

Page: 1220

View: 8413

Anorganische Chemie

Prinzipien von Struktur und Reaktivität

Author: James Huheey,Ellen Keiter,Richard Keiter

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110307952

Category: Science

Page: 1340

View: 8163

This modern textbook stands out from other standard textbooks. The framework for the learning units is based on fundamental principles of inorganic chemistry, such as symmetry, coordination, and periodicity. Specific examples of chemical reactions are presented to exemplify and demonstrate these principles. Numerous new illustrations, a new layout, and large numbers of exercises following each chapter round out this new edition.

Lanthanides and Actinides in Molecular Magnetism

Author: Richard A. Layfield,Muralee Murugesu

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527673490

Category: Science

Page: 368

View: 2469

The first reference on this rapidly growing topic provides an essential up-to-date guide to current and emerging trends. A group of international experts has been carefully selected by the editors to cover all the central aspects, with a focus on molecular species while also including industrial applications. The resulting unique overview is a must-have for researchers, both in academia and industry, who are entering or already working in the field.

Electronic Conduction in Oxides

Author: N. Tsuda,Keiichiro Nasu,A. Fujimori,K. Siratori

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540669562

Category: Science

Page: 365

View: 2815

This book is intended for postgraduate students, researchers and engineers engaged in research into oxide conductors. It presents an overview of electronic transport phenomena, including a discussion of high-Tc superconductivity and colossal magnetoresistance in two chapters, one of which reviews all the conducting oxides. In another nine chapters representative oxides are discussed in detail. Since electron-electron and electron-phonon interactions greatly influence conducting properties, two chapters are devoted to their explanation. More than 1200 references will serve as a useful guide to those entering into this vast field of research.

Grundlagen der metallorganischen Komplexkatalyse

Author: Dirk Steinborn

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3834893757

Category: Science

Page: 434

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Die Katalyse ist als grundlegendes Prinzip zur Überwindung der kinetischen Hemmung chemischer Reaktionen von fundamentaler Bedeutung in der Chemie und die metallorganische Komplexkatalyse ist ein Eckpfeiler der modernen Chemie. Das trifft gleichermaßen für die Grundlagen- und angewandte Forschung wie für industrielle Anwendungen zu. Ausgehend von den Prinzipien der Katalyse und den katalytisch relevanten metallorganischen Elementarschritten werden wichtige metallkomplexkatalysierte Reaktionen behandelt, wobei das mechanistische Verständnis im Vordergrund steht. Besonderer Wert wird dabei auf aktuelle Entwicklungen gelegt. Asymmetrische Synthesen finden ausführlich Berücksichtigung und an ausgewählten Beispielen wird die katalytische Wirkung von Metalloenzymen aufgezeigt. Am Beispiel der Stickstofffixierung werden die drei großen Gebiete der Katalyse – die homogene, die heterogene und die enzymatische Katalyse – vergleichend betrachtet. In der 2. Auflage ist ein neues Kapitel zur Stickstofffixierung hinzugekommen. In diesem werden vergleichend die heterogen katalysierte Reaktion, die enzymatisch katalysierte Reaktion (Nitrogenasen) sowie die homogen katalysierte Reaktion gegenübergestellt.

Symmetry And Spectroscopy Of Molecules

Author: K Veera Reddy

Publisher: New Age International

ISBN: 9788122411423


Page: 700

View: 2588

The Book Covers The Essential Basics Of The Group Theory That Are Required For All Sections Of Chemistry And Emphasizes The Necessity Of This Theory To Understand The Theoretical And Applied Aspects Of Molecular Spectroscopy. The Material In This Book Is Presented For A First And Final Year Postgraduate Level Students Of Indian Universities And The Subject Matter Covered In This Book Forms An Essential Part Of One Or Two Papers. This Text Is The Result Of A Long Felt Need For Developing Certain Novel Techniques For The Teaching Of This Course. No More Nightmares Of Group Theory And Spectroscopy! - Is The Ultimate Purpose Of This Book. A Window-Vision Has Been Provided In The Book While Presenting Most Of The Chapters And At Times A Pedagogical Approach Has Been Employed.Chapter 1 Is Presented As A Survey Into The World Of Symmetry Embodied In Nature And Man-Made Environment. Chapters 2 And 3 Journey Through The Basic Concepts Of Symmetry. A Chronology Of Concept-Learning Is Introduced In These Otherwise Highly Descriptive And Heavily Illustrative Chapters. A Number Of Exercises On Molecular Point Groups Is Presented In Chapter 3 With A Range Of Examples Drafted From Both Organic And Inorganic Molecules. The Structure And Symmetry Of Fullerene Molecules Are Presented In Some Detail For The First Time As A Class Room Example. The Background Provided For Non-Mathematical Chemistry Students In Chapters 4 And 5 Is Very Useful For The Advanced Aspects Of Group Theory. An Elaborate Treatment Given On Character Tables In Chapter 6 Serves As Thegate-Way For Many Applied Aspects Of Group Theory. Chapter 7 Contains Exclusive Details Onnormal Mode Analysis.The Information Presented In These Seven Chapters Will Be Vital To The Learning And Application Of All The Branches Of Spectroscopy. Chapter 8 Presents A Combined Treatment On Infrared And Raman Spectroscopies With Emphasis On Selection Rules And Application Of These Techniques To The Determination Of Molecular Structure Through The Use Of Group Theory. Group Theoretical Treatment Has Been Given While Discussing The Structure And Bonding Of Metal Complexes Presented In Chapters 9 And 11. The Formalisms Of Atomic Spectroscopy Are Presented In Chapter 10. Chapter 12 Deals With The Electronic Spectroscopy Of Metal Complexes That Enjoys The Fruits Of Group Theoretical Formulations.

Group Theory for Chemists

Fundamental Theory and Applications

Author: Kieran C Molloy

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0857092413

Category: Science

Page: 232

View: 9360

The basics of group theory and its applications to themes such as the analysis of vibrational spectra and molecular orbital theory are essential knowledge for the undergraduate student of inorganic chemistry. The second edition of Group Theory for Chemists uses diagrams and problem-solving to help students test and improve their understanding, including a new section on the application of group theory to electronic spectroscopy. Part one covers the essentials of symmetry and group theory, including symmetry, point groups and representations. Part two deals with the application of group theory to vibrational spectroscopy, with chapters covering topics such as reducible representations and techniques of vibrational spectroscopy. In part three, group theory as applied to structure and bonding is considered, with chapters on the fundamentals of molecular orbital theory, octahedral complexes and ferrocene among other topics. Additionally in the second edition, part four focuses on the application of group theory to electronic spectroscopy, covering symmetry and selection rules, terms and configurations and d-d spectra. Drawing on the author’s extensive experience teaching group theory to undergraduates, Group Theory for Chemists provides a focused and comprehensive study of group theory and its applications which is invaluable to the student of chemistry as well as those in related fields seeking an introduction to the topic. Provides a focused and comprehensive study of group theory and its applications, an invaluable resource to students of chemistry as well as those in related fields seeking an introduction to the topic Presents diagrams and problem-solving exercises to help students improve their understanding, including a new section on the application of group theory to electronic spectroscopy Reviews the essentials of symmetry and group theory, including symmetry, point groups and representations and the application of group theory to vibrational spectroscopy

Introduction to Group Theory with Applications

Materials Science and Technology

Author: Gerald Burns

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 1483191494

Category: Mathematics

Page: 446

View: 7492

Introduction to Group Theory with Applications covers the basic principles, concepts, mathematical proofs, and applications of group theory. This book is divided into 13 chapters and begins with discussions of the elementary topics related to the subject, including symmetry operations and group concepts. The succeeding chapters deal with the properties of matrix representations of finite groups, the vibrations of molecular and crystals, vibrational wave function, selection rules, and molecular approximations. These topics are followed by reviews of the basic of quantum mechanics, crystal field theory, atomic physics, hybrid functions, and molecular orbital theory. The last chapters describe the symmetry of crystal lattices, the band theory of solids, and the full rotation group. This book will be of value to undergraduate mathematics and physics students.

Introductory Group Theory and Its Application to Molecular Structure

Author: John Ferraro

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1468487957

Category: Mathematics

Page: 292

View: 1488

The success of the first edition of this book has encouraged us to revise and update it. In the second edition we have attempted to further clarify por tions of the text in reference to point symmetry, keeping certain sections and removing others. The ever-expanding interest in solids necessitates some discussion on space symmetry. In this edition we have expanded the discus sion on point symmetry to include space symmetry. The selection rules in clude space group selection rules (for k = 0). Numerous examples are pro vided to acquaint the reader with the procedure necessary to accomplish this. Recent examples from the literature are given to illustrate the use of group theory in the interpretation of molecular spectra and in the determination of molecular structure. The text is intended for scientists and students with only a limited theoretical background in spectroscopy. For this reason we have presented detailed procedures for carrying out the selection rules and normal coor dinate treatment of molecules. We have chosen to exclude discussion on symmetry aspects of molecular orbital theory and ligand field theory. It has been our approach to highlight vibrational data only, primarily to keep the size and cost of the book to a reasonable limit.

Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

Applications in Everyday Life

Author: Narayan S. Hosmane

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 012801993X

Category: Science

Page: 276

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Advanced Inorganic Chemistry: Applications in Everyday Life connects key topics on the subject with actual experiences in nature and everyday life. Differing from other foundational texts with this emphasis on applications and examples, the text uniquely begins with a focus on the shapes (geometry) dictating intermolecular forces of attractions, leading to reactivity between molecules of different shapes. From this foundation, the text explores more advanced topics, such as: Ligands and Ligand Substitution Processes with an emphasis on Square-Planar Substitution and Octahedral Substitution Reactions in Inorganic Chemistry and Transition Metal Complexes, with a particular focus on Crystal-Field and Ligand-Field Theories, Electronic States and Spectra and Organometallic, Bioinorganic Compounds, including Carboranes and Metallacarboranes and their applications in Catalysis, Medicine and Pollution Control. Throughout the book, illustrative examples bring inorganic chemistry to life. For instance, biochemists and students will be interested in how coordination chemistry between the transition metals and the ligands has a direct correlation with cyanide or carbon monoxide poisoning (strong-field Cyanide or CO ligand versus weak-field Oxygen molecule). Engaging discussion of key concepts with examples from the real world Valuable coverage from the foundations of chemical bonds and stereochemistry to advanced topics, such as organometallic, bioinorganic, carboranes and environmental chemistry Uniquely begins with a focus on the shapes (geometry) dictating intermolecular forces of attractions, leading to reactivity between molecules of different shapes