Coordination Chemistry II: LFT for Electron Counting 
Coordination Chemistry II: LFT for Electron Counting
by UC Irvine
Video Lecture 25 of 29
Copyright Information: Law, Matthew D. Inorganic Chemistry 107 (UCI OpenCourseWare: University of California, Irvine), [August 14 2016]. License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. (
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Date Added: August 14, 2016

Lecture Description

Instructor: Alan F. Heyduk.

Recorded on December 3, 2014.

Index of Topics:
00:17 - Coordination Chemistry II: LFT for Td and D3h Complexes & Electron Counting
03:39 - Angular Overlap Method
05:34 - ML6 Octahedral MO Diagram
06:54 - Using the AOM
09:10 - Tetrahedral Complexes
12:51 - ML4 Tetrahedral MO Diagram
16:16 - T2 Hybridization of Metal Complexes
21:28 - ML4 Tetrahedral MO Diagram
25:12 - Tetrahedral Coordination Complexes
28:20 - Trigonal Bipyramidal Complexes
33:52 - ML5 TBP MO Diagram
38:33 - TBP Coordination Complexes
42:16 - 18 Electron Rule

Course Index

Course Description

This course is an introduction to modern inorganic chemistry. Topics include principles of structure, bonding, and chemical reactivity with application to compounds of the main group and transition elements, including organometallic chemistry.

Inorganic Chemistry (Chem 107) is part of OpenChem:
This video is part of a 29-lecture undergraduate-level course titled "Inorganic Chemistry" taught at UC Irvine by Professor Matthew D. Law.


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