...this book is a very good supplement to the author's previous textbook on the orbitals of organic molecules. It will easily reach the pedagogical aim of giving the student a theoretical method of analysis that relies on some simple ideas. Angewandte Chemie, 2005, 117, 7325-7326.From the Publisher:
This 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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Descripción Oxford University Press, 2005. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 1. Setting the scene2. Principal ligands fields: sigma interactions3. Pi-type interactions4. Applications5. The isolobal analogy6. Elements of group theory and applications. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0198530935
Descripción Oxford University Press, 2005. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0198530935
Descripción Oxford University Press, 2005. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110198530935