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Title: Inorganic  Chemistry-II (Code-09040201)

S.N/Unit Topic Domain Time                         (Hours)
  Study of Metal-Ligand Bonding    
1 Limitations of crystal field theory Must know 15
Molecular Orbital theory Must know
Octahedral, tetrahedral or square planar complexes Must know
π-bonding and molecular orbital  theory Must know
2 Study of Electronic Spectra of Transition Metals
Spectroscopic ground states Must know 16
Correlation and spin-orbit coupling in free ions for I Row Transition Metals Must know
Orgel and Tanabe-Sugano diagrams for transition metal complexes (d1-d9) states Must know
Dq, B and b parameters Must know
Effects of distortion on the d-orbital energy levels Must know
Structural evidence from electronic spectrum, Jahn-Teller effects Must know
Spectrochemical and Nephelauxetic effects Must know
Charge transfer spectra Must know
Electronic spectra of molecular addition compounds Nice to know
3 Study of Magnetic Properties of Transition metal Complexes
Elementary theory of magnetochemistry Must know 8
Guoy’s method for determination of magnetic susceptibility Must know
Magnetic moments Must know
Magnetic properties of free ions, orbital contribution, effect of ligand field Must know
Magneto-chemistry in structure determination Nice to know
Magnetic exchange coupling and spin state cross over. Nice to know
Study of metal clusters  
Structure and bonding in higher boranes Must know  
Wade’s Rules Must know
Carboranes Must know
Metal Carbonyl Clusters- Low Nuclearity Clusters, Total electron Count (TEC) Must know
4 Study of Metal-P Complexes
Metal carbonyls, structure and bonding Must know 15
Vibrational spectra of metal carbonyls for bonding and structure elucidation Must know
Important reactions of metal carbonyls,preparation, and bonding. Must know
Structure and important reactions of transition metal nitrosyl, dinitrogen and dioxygen complexes; tertiary phosphine as ligand. Must know