Coordination Numbers & Geometries
Published Online: 15 MAR 2006
Copyright © 2006 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry
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Clare, B. W. and Kepert, D. L. 2006. Coordination Numbers & Geometries. Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry. .
- Published Online: 15 MAR 2006
The principles governing the adoption of specific coordination geometries by transition metal complexes is discussed with emphasis on monodentate and bidentate ligands. Geometric parameters describing the structures are noted as well as polyhedral rearrangements of such structures.