Chapter 7. Crystal Structure Analysis and Chemistry

  1. Prof. Dr. Jack D. Dunitz

Published Online: 26 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783906390390.ch7

X-Ray Analysis and the Structure of Organic Molecules, Second Edition

X-Ray Analysis and the Structure of Organic Molecules, Second Edition

How to Cite

Dunitz, J. D. (1995) Crystal Structure Analysis and Chemistry, in X-Ray Analysis and the Structure of Organic Molecules, Second Edition, Verlag Helvetica Chimica Acta, Zürich. doi: 10.1002/9783906390390.ch7

Author Information

  1. Laboratorium für Organische Chemie, ETH-Zentrum, Universitätstrasse 16, CH-8092 Zürich, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783906390147

Online ISBN: 9783906390390

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Keywords:

  • crystal structure analysis;
  • crystal structure chemistry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Growth of information on molecular structures

  • Molecular structural formulas

  • Conformational analysis

  • Solid-state organic chemistry

  • Reaction intermediates

  • Molecular potential energy surfaces

  • Cis-trans isomerization of amides

  • From crystal structure data to chemical reaction paths

    • Linear triatomic species

    • Bond number relationship

    • Ligand exchange at tetrahedral cadmium

    • Tetrahedral molecules and ions

    • Structural correlation principle

    • Nucleophilic addition to carbonyl groups

    • Other structural correlations