Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, An Indian Adaptation

F. Albert Cotton, Geoffrey Wilkinson, Carlos A. Murillo, Manfred Bochmann

ISBN: 9789354245701

1128 pages

INR 979


Advanced Inorganic Chemistry is a well-established source that students and professional chemists have turned to for the background needed to understand current research literature in inorganic chemistry and aspects of organometallic chemistry. This textbook is organized around the periodic table of elements and provides a systematic treatment of the chemistry of all chemical elements and their compounds. It incorporates important recent developments with an emphasis on advances in the interpretation of structure, bonding, and reactivity.


Part 1: Survey of Principles

Chapter 1 Some Cross-Cutting Topics

1.1 Scope and Purpose

1.2 Polyhedra for Coordination and Cluster Compounds

1.3 Fluxionality (Stereochemical Nonrigidity)

1.4 The Use of Ligand Bulk and Other Properties to Enhance Stability

1.5 Design of Specialized Ligands

1.6 Isoelectronic and Isolobal Relationships

1.7 Bond Stretch (or Distortional) Isomerism

1.8 Relativistic Effects

1.9 Zintl Compounds

1.10 Chemical Vapor Deposition and Inorganic Materials

1.11 Bioinorganic Chemistry

1.12 The Reference Literature of Inorganic Chemistry


Part 1 Practice Exercise

Part 2: The Chemistry of the Main Group Elements

Chapter 2 Hydrogen

2.1 Introduction

2.2 The Bonding of Hydrogen The Classical Hydrogen Bond; Water; Hydrates; Hydrogen Ions; Acids and Bases

2.3 The Classical Hydrogen Bond

2.4 Ice and Water

2.5 Hydrates and Aqua Ions

2.6 Hydroxonium Cations

2.7 Anionic Species Strengths of Protonic Acids

2.8 Binary Acids

2.9 Oxo Acids

2.10 Theory of Ratios of Successive Constants

2.11 Pure Acids and Relative Acidities; Super acids

2.12 Properties of Some Common Strong Acids Classification of Hydrides

2.13 The Hydride Ion: Saline Hydrides

2.14 Covalent or Molecular Hydrides

2.15 Metallic Hydrides

2.16 Classical Hydrides withBonds

2.17 -Dihydrogen Complexes

2.18 Agostic Interactions and Others

2.19 H···H Bonds


Chapter 3 The Group 1 Elements: Li, Na, K, Rb, Cs, Fr

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Group Trends

3.3 The Elements

3.4 Alkali Metals in Liquid Ammonia and Other Solvents

3.5 Alkalides and Electrides Compounds of the Group 1 Elements

3.6 Binary Compounds

3.7 Other Compounds

3.8 Ionic Salts and Ions in Solution

3.9 Alkali Metal Complexes

3.10 Organometallic Compounds


Chapter 4 The Group 2 Elements: Be, Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba, Ra

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Elemental Beryllium

4.3 Binary Compounds

4.4 Coordination Complexes

4.5 Organoberyllium Compounds Magnesium, Calcium, Strontium, Barium, and Radium

4.6 Occurrence; The Elements

4.7 Binary Compounds

4.8 The Ions: Salts and Complexes

4.9 Alkoxides and Related Compounds

4.10 Complexes of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Ligands

4.11 Other Complexes

4.12 Organometallic Compounds


Chapter 5 Boron

5.1 Introduction

5.2 The Element

5.3 Borides

5.4 Boron Hydrides

5.5 Carboranes

5.6 Metallaboranes and metallacarboranes

5.7 Boron Halides

5.8 Boron-Nitrogen Compounds

5.9 Boron-Phosphorus Compounds

5.10 Boron-Oxygen Compounds

5.11 Boron-Sulfur Compounds

5.12 Boron Fibers


Chapter 6 The Group 13 Elements: Al, Ga, In, Tl, and Nh

6.1 Introduction The Elements

6.2 Occurrence, Isolation, and Properties Chemistry of the Trivalent State Binary Compounds

6.3 Oxygen Compounds

6.4 Halides

6.5 Other Binary Compounds Complex Compounds

6.6 The Aqua Ions; Oxo Salts, Aqueous Chemistry

6.7 Halide Complexes and Adducts

6.8 Chelate Complexes

6.9 Alkoxides

6.10 Hydrides and Complex Hydrides

6.11 Organometallic Compounds

6.12 Transition Metal Complexes The Chemistry of Oxidation States I and II

6.13 Aluminum and Gallium (I, II)

6.14 Indium (I, II)

6.15 Thallium (I, II)


Chapter 7 Carbon

7.1 Introduction The Element

7.2 Allotropy of Carbon: Diamond, Graphite, and Fullerenes

7.3 Intercalation Compounds of Graphite Nonmolecular Compounds

7.4 Carbides Simple Molecular Compounds

7.5 Carbon Halides

7.6 Carbon Oxides

7.7 Oxocarbon Anions

7.8 Compounds with C–N Bonds; Cyanides and Related Compounds

7.9 Compounds with C–S Bonds Carbon and Carbon Compounds as Ligands

7.10 Carbon

7.11 Fullerenes

7.12 Cyanide Ion

7.13 Isocyanides

7.14 Carbon Dioxide, Carlson Disulfide

7.15 Thiocarbonyl Compounds

7.16 Other C-Bonded Ligands


Chapter 8 The Group 14 Elements: Si, Ge, Sn, Pb, and Fl

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Group Characteristics and Trends The Elements

8.3 Occurrence, Isolation, and Properties

8.4 Allotropic Forms Compounds of the Group 14 Elements

8.5 Anions; Binary and Ternary Compounds  The Tetravalent State

8.6 Hydrides

8.7 Halides

8.8 Oxygen Compounds of Silicon

8.9 Oxygen Compounds of Germanium, Tin, and Lead

8.10 Complexes of Group 14 Elements

8.11 Alkoxides, Carboxylates, and Oxo Salts

8.12 Organo Compounds Element to Element and Multiple Bonding

8.13 Silanes, Germanes, StannaNes, Plumbanes, and Oligomers

8.14 Silenes, Germenes, and Stannenes The Divalent State

8.15 Divalent Organo Compounds

8.16 Halides, Oxides, Salts, and Complexes

8.17 Dialkylamides and Alkoxides The Elements and Their Compounds as Ligands

8.18 The Elements

8.19 Silicon, Germanium, and Tin(IV)

8.20 Divalent Compounds


Chapter 9 Nitrogen

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Types of Covalence in Nitrogen; Stereochemistry The Element

9.3 Occurrence and Properties Nitrogen Compounds

9.4 Nitrides

9.5 Nitrogen Hydrides

9.6 Oxides of Nitrogen

9.7 Oxo Acids and Anions of Nitrogen

9.8 Halogen Compounds of Nitrogen Dinitrogen and Nitrogen Compounds as Ligands

9.9 Dinitrogen

9.10 Nitric Oxide, Nitrous Oxide, Thionitrosyls

9.11 Ammonia and Amines

9.12 Macrocyclic Ligands with Conjugated Systems

9.13 Polypyrazolylborate Ligands

9.14 Nitriles

9.15 Amido and Related Ligands

9.16 Imido Complexes

9.17 Nitrido Complexes

9.18 1,2-Diazenes, Azadienes, and Related Compounds

9.19 Hydrazine and Related Ligands

9.20 Diazenido Complexes

9.21 Alkylidineamido and Related Complexes

9.22 Hydroxylamido(1-, 2-), C-Nitroso, and Oxime Complexes

9.23 Schiff Base Ligands

9.24 Azides and Other Anionic Ligands

9.25 Miscellaneous Ligands


Chapter 10 The Group 15 Elements: P, As, Sb, Bi, and Mc

10.1 Introduction

10.2 The Elements Binary Compounds

10.3 Phosphides, Arsenides, Antimonides, and Bismuthides

10.4 Hydrides

10.5 Halides

10.6 Complexes in Oxidation State III

10.7 Complexes in Oxidation State V

10.8 Oxides

10.9 Sulfides and Other Chalcogenides Other Compounds

10.10 Oxo Halides

10.11 Phosphorus-Nitrogen Compounds The Oxo Acids and Anions

10.12 Oxo Acids and Anions of Phosphorus

10.13 Oxo Acids and Anions of As, Sb, and Bi

10.14 Organic Compounds

10.15 Compounds with Element-Element Single Bonds

10.16 Compounds with Element-Element Double Bonds

10.17 Ligands Formed by the Group 15 Elements


Chapter 11 Oxygen

11.1 Introduction

11.2 Types of Oxides

11.3 Covalent Compounds; Stereochemistry of Oxygen The Element

11.4 Occurrence, Properties, and Allotropes Oxygen Compounds

11.5 Oxygen Fluorides

11.6 Hydrogen Peroxide, Peroxides, and Peroxo Compounds

11.7 Superoxides, the Superoxide Ion, and Ozonides

11.8 The Dioxygenyl Cation Oxygen and Oxygen Compounds as Ligands

11.9 Water and the Hydroxide Ion

11.10 Oxo Compounds

11.11 Dioxygen, Superoxo, and Peroxo Ligands

11.12 Alkoxides and Aryloxides

11.13 Catecholates and o-Quinone Complexes

11.14 Ketones and Esters

11.15 Ethers: Crown Ethers and Cryptates

11.16 -Ketoenolato and Related Ligands

11.17 Oxo Anions as Ligands

11.18 Other Donors


Chapter 12 The Group 16 Elements: S, Se, Te, Po, and Lv

12.1 Introduction

12.2 Group Characteristics and Trends The Elements

12.3 Occurrence and Uses

12.4 Elemental Selenium, Tellurium, and Polonium

12.5 Cationic Compounds Binary Compounds

12.6 Hydrides

12.7 Simple Chalcogenides and Polychalcogenides

12.8 More Complex Metal Chalcogenides

12.9 Cyclic Chalcogeno-Nitrogen Compounds

12.10 Halides

12.11 Oxides

12.12 Oxohalides

12.13 Oxo Acids of Sulfur

12.14 Oxo Acids of Selenium and Tellurium

12.15 Other Se and Te Compounds

12.16 Chalcogens and Chalcogen Compounds as Ligands


Chapter 13 The Group 17 Elements: F, Cl, Br, I, At, and Ts

13.1 Introduction

13.2 Group Characteristics and Group Trends

13.3 Fluorine

13.4 Chlorine

13.5 Bromine

13.6 Iodine

13.7 Astatine

13.8 Charge-Transfer or Electron Donor-Acceptor Complexes of Halogens Halides

13.9 General Remarks

13.10 Ionic Halides

13.11 Molecular Halides Halogen Oxides and Oxo Compounds

13.12 Binary Oxides

13.13 Oxo Acids and Anions

13.14 Oxohalogen Fluorides

13.15 Other Oxo Compounds

13.16 Other Compounds with Formally Positive Halogens Interhalogen and Polyhalogen Molecules, Cations, and Anions

13.17 General Survey

13.18 Halogen Fluoride Molecules

13.19 The Homoatomic Ions

13.20 Interhalogen Cations

13.21 Homoatomic Polyanions

13.22 Interhalogen Anions

Chapter 14 The Group 18 Elements: He, Ne, Ar, Kr, Xe, Rn, and Og

14.1 Introduction

14.2 Group Characteristics and Trends

14.3 Occurrence, Isolation, and Applications

14.4 The Chemistry of Xenon

14.5 The Chemistry of Krypton and Radon


Part 2 Practice Exercise

Part 3: The Chemistry of the Transition Elements

Chapter 15 Survey of Transition Metal Chemistry

15.1 Definition and General Characteristics of Transition Metals

15.2 Oxidation State

15.3 Metal Carbonyls and Kindred Compounds

15.4 Compounds with Ligands

15.5 Metal to Ligand Multiple Bonds

15.6 Multiple Metal – Metal Bonds

15.7 Metal Atom Cluster Compounds

15.8 Organometallic Chemistry Bonding to Single Carbon Atoms Bonding to Olefins, Polyolefins, and Alkynes


Chapter 16 The Elements of the First Transition Series

16.1 Introduction

16.A Titanium: Group 4

16.A.1 The Element Titanium Compounds

16.A.2 The Chemistry of Titanium(IV),

16.A.3 The Chemistry of Titanium(III),

16.A.4 The Chemistry of Titanium(II),

16.A.5 Organo Compounds: Titanium(IV), (III), (II), (O), (-I), and (-II)


16.B Vanadium: Group 5

16.B.1 The Element Vanadium Compounds

16.B.2 Vanadium Halides

16.B.3 The Chemistry of Vanadium(V)

16.B.4 The Chemistry of vanadium(IV),

16.B.5 The Chemistry of Vanadium(III),

16.B.6 The Chemistry of Vanadium(II)

16.B.7 Carbonyl and Organometallic Compounds

16.B.8 Bioinorganic Chemistry


16.C Chromium: Group 6

16.C.1 The Element Chromium Compounds

16.C.2 Binary Compounds

16.C.3 The Chemistry of Chromium(II)

16.C.4 The Chemistry of Chromium(III),

16.C.5 The Chemistry of Chromium(IV),

16.C.6 The Chemisty of Chromium(V),

16.C.7 The Chemistry of Chromium(VI),

16.C.8 Peroxo Complexes of Chromium(IV), (V), and (VI)

16.C.9 Chromium in Low Oxidation States

16.C.10 Biological Aspects of Chromium Chemistry


16.D Manganese: Group 7

16.D.1 The Element Manganese Compounds

16.D.2 The Chemistry of Manganese(II),

16.D.3 The Chemistry of Manganese(III),

16.D.4 The Chemistry of Manganese(IV),

16.D.5 The Chemistry of MAnganese(V),

16.D.6 Mixed Oxidation State Complexes

16.D.7 Oxo Chemistry of Manganese(V)-(VII)

16.D.8 Non-oxo Compounds of Manganese(V), (VI), and (VII)

16.D.9 Organometallic Compounds


16.E Iron: Group 8

16.E.1 The Element Iron Compounds

16.E.2 The Hydroxides and Oxides of Iron

16.E.3 Halides and Sulfides

16.E.4 Aqueous and Coordination Chemistry of Iron(II),

16.E.5 Aqueous and Coordination Chemistry of Iron(III),

16.E.6 Mixed Valence Compounds of Iron

16.E.7 Porphyrins

16.E.8 The Higher Oxidation States

16.E.9 Compounds with Short Iron—Iron Distances

16.E.10 Bioinorganic Chemistry of Iron

16.E.11 Organometallic Chemistry


16-F Cobalt: Group 9

16.F.1 The Element Cobalt Compounds

16.F.2 Binary Cobalt Compounds and Simple Salts

16.F.3 Complexes of Cobolt(II),

16.F.4 Complexes of Cobalt(III),

16.F.5 The Oxidation of Cobalt(II) Complexes by Molecular Oxygen; Peroxo and Superoxo Species; Oxygen Carriers

16.F.6 Cobalt(IV), and Cobalt(V),

16.F.7 Complexes of Cobalt(-I), (I), (II), and (III) with Phosphorus and Related Ligands


16.G Nickel: Group 10

16.G.1 The Element Nickel Compounds

16.G.2 The Chemistry of Nickel(II),

16.G.3 Stereochemistry and Electronic Structures of Nickel(II) Complexes

16.G.4 “Anomalous” Properties of Nickel(II) Complexes; Conformational Changes

16.G.5 The Chemistry of Nickel(III),

16.G.6 The Chemistry of Nickel(IV),

16.G.7 Nickel in Lower Oxidation States (–I), (O), (+I), and Mixed-Valence Compounds

16.G.8 Nickel in Biological Systems

16.G.9 Organometallic Nickel Complexes


16.H Copper: Group 11

16.H.1 The Element Copper Compounds

16.H.2 The Chemistry of Copper(I),

16.H.3 The Chemistry of Copper(II),

16.H.4 The Chemistry of Copper(III)

16.H.5 The Biochemistry of Copper


Chapter 17 The Elements of the Second and Third Transition Series

17.1 Introduction Applications of the Elements of the Second and Third Row Transition Metals General Comparisons with the First Transition Series


17.A Zirconium and Hafnium: Group 4

17.A.1 The Elements

17.A.2 Compounds of Zirconium(IV) and Hafnium(IV)

17.A.3 Oxidation State III

17.A.4 Oxidation States Below III

17.A.5 Organometallic Compounds


17.B Niobium and Tantalum: Group 5

17.B.1 Oxygen Compounds

17.B.2 Halides and Oxohalides

17.B.3 Oxidation State V

17.B.4 Oxidation State IV

17.B.5 Oxidation State III

17.B.6 Oxidation State II

17.B.7 Niobium and Tantalum Cluster Complexes Organometallic Compounds

17.B.8 High Oxidation States (IV and V)

17.B.9 Intermediate Oxidation States (II and III)

17.B.10 Low and Very Low Formal Oxidation States (I or Less)


17.C Molybdenum and Tungsten: Group 6

17.C.1 The Elements

17.C.2 Oxides, Sulfides, Simple Oxo and Sulfido Anions

17.C.3 Isopoly and Heteropoly Acids and Salts

17.C.4 Halides

17.C.5 Oxide Halides

17.C.6 Halogen Containing Complexes

17.C.7 Aqua and Oxo Complexes

17.C.8 Thia and Selena Compounds

17.C.9 Other Complexe


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