1. The HSAB Principle

  1. Ralph G. Pearson

Published Online: 14 DEC 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527606173.ch1

Chemical Hardness

Chemical Hardness

How to Cite

Pearson, R. G. (1997) The HSAB Principle, in Chemical Hardness, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527606173.ch1

Author Information

  1. University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2005
  2. Published Print: 30 OCT 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527294824

Online ISBN: 9783527606177

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Keywords:

  • chemical hardness;
  • hard and soft acids and bases (HSAB) principle;
  • order of hardness;
  • solvation energies;
  • complex ions;
  • symbiosis;
  • anti-symbiosis;
  • nucleophilic reactivity;
  • applications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Order of Hardness

  • Solvation Energies

  • Complex Ions in Water

  • Symbiosis and Anti-symbiosis

  • Nucleophilic Reactivity

  • Other Applications

  • Summary

  • References