Chapter 13. Polyanionic and Polycationic Compounds. Zintl Phases

  1. Dr. rer. nat. Ulrich Müller Diplom-Chemiker professor visiting professor Co-author co-editor

Published Online: 4 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057278.ch13

Inorganic Structural Chemistry, Second Edition

Inorganic Structural Chemistry, Second Edition

How to Cite

Müller, U. (2006) Polyanionic and Polycationic Compounds. Zintl Phases, in Inorganic Structural Chemistry, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470057278.ch13

Author Information

  1. Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2007
  2. Published Print: 6 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470018644

Online ISBN: 9780470057278

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Keywords:

  • polyanionic and polycationic compounds;
  • valence electron concentration per anion VEC(X);
  • zintl phases;
  • binary polyanionic compounds;
  • generalized 8–N rule;
  • GILLESPIE–NYHOLM rules;
  • polycationic compounds;
  • cluster compounds;
  • WADE rule - 2n+2 skeleton electrons

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Generalized 8 – N Rule

  • Polyanionic Compounds, Zintl Phases

  • Polycationic Compounds

  • Cluster Compounds

  • Problems