Stereochemical Nomenclature and Notation in Inorganic Chemistry

  1. Gregory L. Geoffroy
  1. Thomas E. Sloan

Published Online: 26 FEB 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470147214.ch1

Topics in Stereochemistry: Topics in Inorganic and Organometallic Stereochemistry, Volume 12

Topics in Stereochemistry: Topics in Inorganic and Organometallic Stereochemistry, Volume 12

How to Cite

Sloan, T. E. (1981) Stereochemical Nomenclature and Notation in Inorganic Chemistry, in Topics in Stereochemistry: Topics in Inorganic and Organometallic Stereochemistry, Volume 12 (ed G. L. Geoffroy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470147214.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Pennsylvanrb State University, University Park, Pennsylvania

Author Information

  1. Chemical Abstracts Service, Columbus, Ohio

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 FEB 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1981

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471052920

Online ISBN: 9780470147214

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Keywords:

  • stereochemical notation;
  • Cahn-Ingold Prelog (CIP) notation;
  • ligand degeneracy;
  • multidentate ligands;
  • hapto complexes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historical Development of Stereochemical Nomenclature

  • Ligand Indexing in Stereochemical Notation

  • Application of CIP Ligand Priorities to Coordinated Ligands

  • Systematic Stereochemical Notation for Coordination Compounds

  • Hapto Complexes

  • Polynuclear and Cluster Complexes

  • Conclusion