Chapter 7. Isomerism and Stereochemical Change

  1. Prof. Ralph G. Wilkins

Published Online: 2 JUN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/3527600825.ch7

Kinetics and Mechanism of Reactions of Transition Metal Complexes, 2nd Edition

Kinetics and Mechanism of Reactions of Transition Metal Complexes, 2nd Edition

How to Cite

Wilkins, R. G. (1991) Isomerism and Stereochemical Change, in Kinetics and Mechanism of Reactions of Transition Metal Complexes, 2nd Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527600825.ch7

Author Information

  1. University of Warwick, Dept. of Chemistry, Coventry CV4 7AL, Great Britain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUN 2003
  2. Published Print: 27 AUG 1991

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527282531

Online ISBN: 9783527600823

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Keywords:

  • conformational isomerism;
  • configurational isomerism;
  • spin equilibria;
  • octahedral complexes;
  • linkage isomerism;
  • geometrical isomerism;
  • optical isomerism;
  • tetrahedral complexes;
  • square planar complexes;
  • asymmetric nitrogen

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Conformational Isomerism

  • Configurational Isomerism

    • Planar, Tetrahedral

    • Planar, Square Pyramidal

    • Planar, Octahedral

    • Tetrahedral, Octahedral

  • Spin Equilibria in Octahedral Complexes

  • Linkage Isomerism

    • Rearrangement Studies

  • Geometrical and Optical Isomerism

  • Octahedral Complexes

    • Complexes of the Type M(AA)3

    • Complexes of the Type M(AA1)3

    • Complexes of the Type M(L1)(L2)

    • Complexes of the Type M(AA)2X2 and M(AA)2XY

    • Isomeric Forms As Biological Probes

  • Four-Coordinated Complexes

    • Optical Isomerism in Tetrahedral Complexes

    • Geometrical Isomerism in Square Planar Complexes

  • Five-, Seven- and Eight-Coordinated Complexes

  • Inversion and Proton Exchange at Asymmetric Nitrogen