School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

Solid State and Inorganic Chemistry (Sem B)

Module code: CHE203B

Credits: 15.0
Semester: SEM2
Timetable:

    Lecture
  • Semester 2: Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12: Tuesday 10 am - 12 pm
    Workshop
  • Semester 2: Weeks 12: Wednesday 9 am - 11 am
  • Semester 2: Weeks 3, 5, 10: Friday 2 pm - 5 pm

Contact: Prof Tony Vlcek
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: CHE103A, CHE103B, CHE104

This module introduces key aspects of transition metal chemistry. Periodic trends in the transition metals are considered. Synthesis, structure and bonding are discussed in transition metal complexes. In addition, characterisation techniques such as optical absorption spectroscopy are introduced, and d-d transitions and spectroscopic term symbols discussed.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 80.0% Examination, 20.0% Coursework
Level: 5