CHEM 4300

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A unified account of the chemical bond spanning quantum theory, organic and inorganic chemistry will be given. The covalent bond will be explained in terms of molecular orbitals, the ionic bond will be based on electrostatics. Topics covered can include group theory, additions reactions, Lewis acids and bases, probability amplitude in quantum theory, the Woodward-Hoffman rules, transition metal complexes, electron deficient clusters and metal structure.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: one year of organic chemistry: CHEM 3570-CHEM 3580 or CHEM 3590-CHEM 3600.

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