Sun January 20, 2013 By: Vidhi Mehta

What are the postulates of crystal field theory

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Mon January 21, 2013
In transion elements d orbitals have unpaired electrons or paired electrons when ever these elements are aprooached by any other specie like a ligand which has electron density on it ,these electrons experience certain repulsion and energy of the 5 d orbitals become delocalised.
Depending on the approach of the ligand the d orbitals split themselves in order of their energy
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