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Symmetry in Bonding and Spectra

An Introduction

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Chemical Engineering. For advanced undergraduate and graduate students.


Published: May 1985

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-221340-3


  • Preface. The Importance of Symmetry in Chemistry. Properties of Groups. Vectors, Matrices, and Group Representations. Symmetry Properties of Hamiltonians, Eigenfunctions, and Atomic Orbitals. Spectral Terms and Stereoisomers. Bonding in Simple AXn Molecules. Multicenter Bonding. Bonding in Transition Metal Complexes. Electronic Spectroscopy. Vibrational Spectroscopy. Symmetry-Controlled Reactions. Character Tables. Character Tables for Some Double Groups. Correlation Tables for the Species of a Group and Its Subgroups. Answers to Problems. Index.


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