Energetics of Transition Metal-X Bonding Probed by Electrochemical Techniques

  • Mats Tilset
Part of the NATO Science Series book series (ASIC, volume 535)


Detailed, quantitative knowledge about the energetics of metal-ligand bonding in organotransition-metal complexes is crucial to the understanding of stoichiometric and catalytic reactions and may eventually help in the design of new and improved processes [1]. While numerous methods are available to estimate the energetics of homolytic as well as heterolytic metal-ligand cleavage reactions, many of these can only be applied under equilibrium conditions. Thus, if the reactions involve transient species, the techniques may not be applicable.


Bond Weaken Metal Hydride Bond Dissociation Energy Bond Dissociation Energy Bond Dissociation Enthalpy 
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  • Mats Tilset
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  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of OsloOsloNorway

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