Lecture 27: Transition Metals

author: Catherine L. Drennan, Department of Chemistry, Center for Future Civic Media, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
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I. Formation of Coordination Complexes

A. Donor atoms: ligands

B. Acceptor atoms

C. Coordination complexes

D. Coordination number

E. Coordination complex notation

II. Structures of Coordination Complexes

A. Chelate effect

1. Vitamin B12

2. Ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid (EDTA)

B. Geometric isomers

C. Optical isomers (enantiomers)

III. d-Electron Counting in Coordination Complexes

IV. d Orbitals

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