Coordination Chemistry II: Liquid Field Theory 
Coordination Chemistry II: Liquid Field Theory
by UC Irvine
Video Lecture 23 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 November 26, 2014.

Index of Topics:
00:17 - Coordination Chemistry II: Ligand Field Theory
02:09 - Theories of Electronic Structures
03:35 - Valence Bond Theory
08:16 - Crystal Field Theory
15:26 - Calculating the CFSE
18:22 - Ligand Field Theory
23:13 - Symmetry
27:59 - ML6 Octahedral MO Diagram
34:26 - MO Pictures
41:05 - Adding Metal Electrons

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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