Chemistry : Introduction to transition metal chemistry, coordination numbers and geometry, and nomenclature will be followed by a discussion of crystal field theory and its applications to problems in spectroscopy, magnetochemistry, thermodynamics and kinetics. Several aspects related to applications of organometallic compounds in catalysis and bioinorganic systems will be discussed.
Terms: Fall 2010
Instructors: Bruce A Arndtsen (Fall)
Prerequisite: CHEM 281.
Restriction: For Honours and Major Chemistry students