Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Paul L. A. Popelier
    Pages 71-117
  3. M. Kohout
    Pages 119-168
  4. Sason Shaik, David Danovich, Benoit Braida, Wei Wu, Philippe C. Hiberty
    Pages 169-211
  5. Andrés Falceto, Santiago Alvarez
    Pages 249-264
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 265-267

About this book


Arne Haaland and Mats Tilset--Lewis and Kossel’s Legacy: Structure and Bonding in Main-Group Compounds

Paul L.A. Popelier--Quantum Chemical Topology

M. Kohout--Electron Pairs in Position Space

Sason Shaik, David Danovich, Benoit Braida, Wei Wu, and Philippe C. Hiberty--New Landscape of Electron-Pair Bonding: Covalent, Ionic, and Charge-Shift Bonds

Bernard Silvi--The Relevance of the ELF Topological Approach to the Lewis, Kossel, and Langmuir Bond Model

Andrés Falceto and Santiago Alvarez--Comparison of the Cr–Cr Quadruple and Quintuple Bonding Mechanisms


Catalysis and Bonding Coordination Chemistry Covalent Bond Classification Electron density Frustrated lewis pairs Lewis bond structure Ligants Main Group Molecules Multidentate Phosphine Ligands Non-Coordinating Anions

Editors and affiliations

  • D. Michael P. Mingos
    • 1
  1. 1.University of OxfordUniversity of OxfordOxfordUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-33520-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-33522-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0081-5993
  • Series Online ISSN 1616-8550
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