Introduction, Term symbols, Russel Sander’s coupling scheme, Development of correlation and Tanabe-sugano diagram, Ligand field spectra of octahedral complexes, Absorption spectra of coordination compounds, Band assignments and interpretation of absorption spectra of complexes, Charge transfer spectra, Spectra of low symmetry complexes, Magneto chemistry.
The course focuses on the basic theoretical concepts relevant to electronic spectroscopy.
Course Learning Outcomes
The students would be able to interpret the various transitions occurring in metal complexes.
The difference between the low symmetry and high symmetry complexes and the variations in their electronic spectra
the charge transfer complexes etc.
Russel Saunders coupling
Book Title : Inorganic electronic spectroscopy
Author : A.B. P. Liver
Publisher : McGraw & Hill
Book Title : Molecular symmetry and group Theory
Author : A. Vincent
Edition : 2nd edition
Publisher : John Wiley and Sons