Molecular Orbitals of Transition Metal Complexes
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Molecular Orbitals of Transition Metal Complexes by Yves Jean
Book DescriptionThis book starts with the most elementary ideas of molecular orbital theory and leads the reader progressively to an understanding of the electronic structure, geometry and, in some cases, reactivity of transition metal complexes. The qualitative orbital approach, based on simple notions such as symmetry, overlap and electronegativity, is the focus of the presentation and a substantial part of the book is associated with the mechanics of the assembly of molecular orbital diagrams. The first chapter recalls the basis for electron counting in transition metal complexes. The main ligand fields (octahedral, square planar, tetrahedral, etc.) are studied in the second chapter and the structure of the "d block" is used to trace the relationships between the electronic structure and the geometry of the complexes. The third chapter studies the change in analysis when the ligands have pi-type interactions with the metal. All these ideas are then used in the fourth chapter to study a series of selected applications of varying complexity (e.g. structure and reactivity). The fifth chapter deals with the "isolobal analogy" which points out the resemblance between the molecular orbitals of inorganic and organic species and provides a bridge between these two subfields of chemistry. The last chapter is devoted to a presentation of basic Group Theory with applications to some of the complexes studied in the earlier chapters.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780198530930
(253mm x 195mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 24-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Yves Jean
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This is an up-to-date introduction to the most fundamental ideas of molecular orbital theory. It first presents the elementary ideas of molecular orbital theory and then builds on these ideas, leading the reader through a smooth progression to a qualitative understanding of electronic structure, geometry, and reactivity.
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Author Biography - Yves Jean
Yves Jean is Professor at University Paris-Sud (Orsay, France) and Researcher at Ecole Polytechnique (Palaiseau, France).
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