Coordination Numbers & Geometries
Published Online: 15 DEC 2011
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Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry
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Clare, B. W. and Kepert, D. L. 2011. Coordination Numbers & Geometries. Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry. .
- Published Online: 15 DEC 2011
The principles governing the adoption of specific coordination geometries by transition metal complexes is discussed with emphasis on monodentate and bidentate ligands. Geometric parameters describing the structures are noted as well as polyhedral rearrangements of such structures.