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Course unit
SC01119302, A.A. 2018/19

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Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
CHEMISTRY (Ord. 2018)
SC1169, Degree course structure A.Y. 2018/19, A.Y. 2018/19
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Degree course track Common track
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ADVANCED INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Website of the academic structure
Department of reference Department of Chemical Sciences
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge MAURIZIO CASARIN CHIM/03

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses CHIM/03 General and Inorganic Chemistry 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Start of activities 25/02/2019
End of activities 14/06/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2018 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
5 2019/20 27/01/2014 30/11/2020 CASARIN MAURIZIO (Presidente)
FORRER DANIEL (Membro Effettivo)
GROSS SILVIA (Membro Effettivo)
SAMBI MAURO (Membro Effettivo)
VITTADINI ANDREA (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: Solid background in quantum mechanics
Target skills and knowledge: Capability of evaluating the relative energies of different spectroscopic terms associated to the same electronic configuration. Deep understanding of the weak and strong field. Capability of using the Tanabe-Sugano and Van Vleck-Kotani diagrams.
Examination methods: oral examination
Course unit contents: Part I
Schroedinger equation; radial (associated Laguerre polynomials) and angular (spherical harmonics and associated Legendre polynomials) wave-functions; real orbitals; radial and angular nodes; polyelectronic wavefunctions; Slater determinants; L2, Lz, L+, L-, S2, Sz, S+, S- operators; LS coupling;; electronic configuration and terms (specif examples: p2, p3, d2, d3); matrix elements associated to one-electron and two-electrons operators; Coulomb and Exchange integrals; relative energies of terms 3F , 3P, 1G, 1D, 1S associated to the electronic configutation d2; Slater-Condon parameters for configurations pn (F0, F2) and dn (F0, F2, F4); spin orbit coupling.
Part II
Crystal field theory; weak and strong field; cubic fields; square planar field; crystal field stabilization energy; lattice energy; ionic radii; complexation hentalpies; isomorphism between t2g and p orbitals.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • J. S. Griffith, The Theory of Transition-Metal Ions. Cambridge: --, 2009. Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Interactive lecturing
  • Problem solving

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