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Magnetism and Transition Metal Complexes

ISBN-10: 0486462846

ISBN-13: 9780486462844

Edition: 2007

Authors: F. E. Mabbs, Dante Gatteschi, Lord Lewis, D. J. Machin

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This text presents a detailed view of the calculation methods involved in the magnetic properties of transition metal complexes. Starting at an elementary level, it proceeds gradually through theory and calculations to offer sufficient background for original work in the field.
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List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/11/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Preface
Preface by Dante Gatteschi
Preface to the First Edition
Symbols and useful constants
Magnetic units in the c.g.s. and SI systems
General considerations
Introduction
Definitions
Types of magnetic behaviour
Diamagnetism
Paramagnetism
Magnetic interactions
The origin of paramagnetism
Generalizations about the magnetic behaviour of transition metal complexes
Simplification of Van Vleck's equation
The magnitudes of magnetic moments
References
Free ions and crystal field theory
Introduction
Free ions
Interelectron repulsion and free ion terms
Spin-orbit coupling in free ions
Cubic crystal fields
The strength of crystal fields
The weak field approximation
Strong crystal fields
Intermediate strength crystal fields
Nephelauxetic and spectrochemical series
Spin-orbit coupling in crystal field terms
Wave-functions and energy levels in cubic and axially distorted cubic complexes
Cubic symmetry
Axially distorted cubic symmetries
References
Perturbation theory and its applications
Perturbation theory
The non-degenerate case
The degenerate case
Some remarks on the evaluation of matrix elements
Orders of perturbation: first and second order Zeeman effects
The relationship between g values from electron spin resonance and the wavefunctions of a system
Simultaneous perturbations
References
The magnetic properties of transition metal ions in cubic crystal fields
Introduction
The quenching of the orbital contribution to the magnetic susceptibility
The magnetic properties of transition metal ions in weak octahedral and tetrahedral crystal fields
The [superscript 2]T[subscript 2] term arising from a free ion [superscript 2]D term
The [superscript 5]T[subscript 2] term arising from a free ion [superscript 5]D term
The [superscript 3]T[subscript 1] term arising from a free ion [superscript 3]F term
The [superscript 4]T[subscript 1] term arising from a free ion [superscript 4]F term
A[subscript 2] terms arising from free ion F terms
E terms arising from free ion D terms
The [superscript 6]A[subscript 1] term arising from a free ion [superscript 6]S term
The magnetic properties of transition metal ions in medium and strong octahedral and tetrahedral crystal fields
Medium crystal field T[subscript 1] terms arising from free ion F terms
The calculation of the magnetic properties of transition metal ions with T ground terms from a consideration of t[superscript n subscript 2] e[superscript m] configurations
The magnetic properties of spin-paired transition metal complexes in cubic crystal fields
References
The magnetic properties of transition metal ions in axially symmetric crystal fields
The reduction of orbital angular momentum
The magnetic properties of T terms in axially symmetric crystal fields
The [superscript 2]T[subscript 2] term arising from a free ion [superscript 2]D term
The [superscript 3]T[subscript 1] term arising from a free ion [superscript 3]F term
The [superscript 5]T[subscript 2] term arising from a free ion [superscript 5]D term
The [superscript 4]T[subscript 1] term arising from a free ion [superscript 4]F term
The magnetic properties of A[subscript 2] and E terms in axially symmetric crystal fields
The [superscript 2]E[subscript g] term from the d[superscript 9] configuration in a tetragonally distorted octahedral environment
The [superscript 4]A[subscript 2g] term from the d[superscript 7] configuration in a tetragonally distorted tetrahedral environment
References
A comparison of experimental and calculated data
The d[superscript 9] configuration
The d[superscript 8] configuration
The d[superscript 7] configuration
The d[superscript 6] configuration
The d[superscript 2] configuration
The d[superscript 1] configuration
References
The magnetic properties of polynuclear transition metal complexes
Introduction
Mechanisms of antiferromagnetic exchange interactions
Direct Interaction
Superexchange
Antiferromagnetism in polynuclear transition metal complexes
Binuclear complexes
Triangular trinuclear complexes
Linear trinuclear complexes
References
Index