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Coordination & Organometallic Chemistry: Principles

  1. Robert H. Crabtree

Published Online: 15 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119951438.eibc0048

Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry

Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry

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Crabtree, R. H. 2011. Coordination & Organometallic Chemistry: Principles. Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry. .

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  1. Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2011

Abstract

The title topic is reviewed. Under coordination chemistry, special attention is given to Werner complexes, the trans effect, soft and hard ligands, crystal and ligand field (LF) models, together with oxidation state and coordination number. Under organometallic chemistry, the main topics include electroneutrality, back bonding, the 18-electron rule, and effects of complexation.

Keywords:

  • coordination complexes;
  • trans effect;
  • soft and hard ligands;
  • crystal field;
  • ligand field;
  • electroneutrality;
  • back bonding