2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

CHEM 651 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

Continuation of CHEM 550. Current theories of bonding in coordination chemistry. Descriptive and theoretical treatments of the chemistry and structure of transition metal complexes, organometallic compounds, fluxional molecules, and metal clusters; the importance of metals in biological systems. Three hours of lecture weekly. Prerequisite: CHEM 450, 440 or 444.