8. Dative Bonding of Organic Molecules

  1. Franklin (Feng) Tao4 and
  2. Steven L. Bernasek5
  1. Young Hwan Min1,
  2. Hangil Lee2,
  3. Do Hwan Kim3 and
  4. Sehun Kim1

Published Online: 20 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118199770.ch8

Functionalization of Semiconductor Surfaces

Functionalization of Semiconductor Surfaces

How to Cite

Min, Y. H., Lee, H., Hwan Kim, D. and Kim, S. (2012) Dative Bonding of Organic Molecules, in Functionalization of Semiconductor Surfaces (eds F. (. Tao and S. L. Bernasek), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118199770.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA

  2. 5

    Department of Chemistry, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Molecular-Level Interface Research Center, Department of Chemistry, KAIST, Daejeon, Republic of Korea

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry, Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

  3. 3

    Division of Science Education, Daegu University, Gyeongbuk, Republic of Korea

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470562949

Online ISBN: 9781118199770



  • dative bonding of organic molecules;
  • dative bond, and bonding electrons, of only one of the atoms;
  • dative bonding of Lewis bases (nucleophilic);
  • dative bonding of Lewis acids (electrophilic);
  • neighboring dative-bonded, lowering barrier for N–H


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Dative Bonding of Lewis Bases (Nucleophilic)

  • Dative Bonding of Lewis Acids (Electrophilic)

  • Summary

  • References