12. From Crystals to Molecules

  1. Robert M. Metzger

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118195598.ch12

The Physical Chemist's Toolbox

The Physical Chemist's Toolbox

How to Cite

Metzger, R. M. (2012) From Crystals to Molecules, in The Physical Chemist's Toolbox, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118195598.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470889251

Online ISBN: 9781118195598



  • from crystals to molecules;
  • carbon, new allotropes;
  • nonlinear optical coefficients, for MNA and MAP crystals


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mulliken Charge-Transfer Complexes and Crystals

  • Conductivity in Organic Materials and the Quasi-One-Dimensional Metal TTF TCNQ

  • Organic Superconductors

  • Inorganic Superconductors

  • Conducting Polymers

  • New Allotropes of Carbon: Graphite Intercalation Compounds, Fullerenes, Fulleroids, Carbon Nanotubes, Peapods, and Graphene

  • Molecular Magnets

  • Conducting Langmuir–Blodgett (LB) Films

  • Unimolecular Electronic (UE) Devices

  • Unimolecular Rectifiers

  • Unimolecular Resistors

  • Nonlinear Optics

  • Magnetic Storage

  • References