Ionic Structures 
Ionic Structures
by UC Irvine
Video Lecture 13 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

Recorded on October 31, 2014.

Index of Topics:
00:18-Diamond Structures
02:30-CsCl Structure
05:09-Self Test
09:17-Explaining Simple Ionic Structures
12:22-Radius Ratio Rules
14:39-Thermodynamics of Ionic Crystal Formation
17:50-Lattice Energy
21:40-Example: NaCl Structure
25:40-Lattice Energy
25:48-Madelung Constant
26:34-Born-Lande Equation for Lattice Energy
29:54-Some Lattice Energy
31:39-Limits of the Ionic Model
34:22-From MOs to Band Theory
38:07-Infinite 1D Chain of H atoms
40:59-Band Theory of 3D Solids
44:06-Metals, Semiconductors, and Insulators

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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