Roberts, Y.V. and Johnson, B.F.G. and Benfield, R.E. (1995) The ligand polyhedral model and its application to the fluxional behavior of m(4)(co)(12-n) (m=co, rh, ir n=1, 2, 4) clusters. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 229 (1-2). pp. 221-227. ISSN 0020-1693.
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A number of mechanisms have been previously proposed to explain the observed fluxional behaviour of related cluster species of the general type M(4)(CO)(12-n)L(n) (M = Co, Rh, Ir; n = 1, 2, 4). Here, a combination of metal core libration and an icosahedral-anticubeoctahedral-icosahedral ligand polyhedral rearrangement, arising from the ligand polyhedral model, is used to account for this observed behaviour. The ideas proposed are general and may be applied to all systems containing icosahedral, cubeoctahedral or anticubeoctahedral ligand shells.
|Uncontrolled keywords:||Ligand Polyhedral Model; Fluxionality; Cobalt Complexes; Rhodium Complexes; Iridium Complexes; Carbonyl Complexes; Cluster Complexes|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Physical Sciences|
|Depositing User:||I.T. Ekpo|
|Date Deposited:||08 Jun 2009 20:38|
|Last Modified:||08 Jun 2009 20:38|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/18996 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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