CH 405 : Advanced Transition Metal Chemistry


General chemistry of the d-block and f-block elements, structure-reactivity correlation, magnetic properties, electron- transfer aspects, spectroscopic features, reaction kinetics, transition metal ions in biological processes, supramolecular chemistry.


Text References

  1. F. A. Cotton, G. Wilkinson, C. A. Murillo and M. Bochmann, Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, Wiley Eastern, John Wiley, 6th edition, 1999.
  2. J. E. Huheey, E. Keiter and R. Keiter, Inorganic Chemistry, 4th edition, Harper Collins College Publisher, 1993.
  3. Russell S. Drago, Physical Methods in Inorganic Chemistry, Cengage Learning, 1992.
  4. Catherine E. Housecroft, A. G. Sharpe, Inorganic chemistry, Prentice Hall, 2nd edition, 2005.
  5. Jean-Marie Lehn, Supramolecular Chemistry: Concepts and Perspectives, VCH, 1995