May 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

CHEM 560 - Inorganic Chemistry of the Transition Metals


Introduction to symmetry elements and point group classification. Structures, bonding, and physical properties of transition metal complexes, as identified by electronic, vibrational, and diffraction methods. Kinetics and thermodynamics of transition metal reactions. Organometallic chemistry and catalysis. Bioinorganic transition metal chemistry. Three lectures per week. Not offered for graduate credit for chemistry majors.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: CHEM 325, CHEM 337, and CHEM 440 or CHEM 540, or consent of department.

Credits: 3