Please wait...
1800-212-7858 (Toll Free)
9:00am - 8:00pm IST all days

or

Thanks, You will receive a call shortly.
Customer Support

You are very important to us

For any content/service related issues please contact on this toll free number

022-62211530

Mon to Sat - 11 AM to 8 PM

How to find magnetism by unpaired electron of coordinate compuond??

Asked by ADITYASEN704 11th June 2016, 4:51 PM
Answered by Expert
Answer:
The magnetic properties of a compound is determined from its size of the atoms and the electron configuration.
The number of unpaired electrons in a specific compound indicates the nature of the magnetic compound. Thus, magnetism is generated by electronic spin.
The spin of a single electron is denoted by the quantum number ms as +(1/2) or –(1/2). This spin is negated when the electron is paired with another, but creates a weak magnetic field when the electron is unpaired.
More unpaired electrons increase the paramagnetic effects.
Depending on the strength of the ligand, the compound may be paramagnetic or diamagnetic.
Whether a compound can be ferromagnetic or not depends on its number of unpaired electrons and on its atomic size.
  • Small atoms pair up too easily and their charges cancel.
  • Large atoms are difficult to keep together; their charge interaction is very weak.

Answered by Expert 12th June 2016, 1:38 AM
Rate this answer
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10

You have rated this answer /10

Your answer has been posted successfully!