Electron spin resonance studies of distorted octahedral ruthenium(III) species

  • Samaresh Bhattacharya
  • Animesh Chakravorty
Special number in memory of the Late Prof. R. Srinivasan


Theg-tensor theory of low-spind 5 configuration in octahedral fields having axial (tetragonal or trigonal) and rhombic distorsions is summarised. Illustrations taken from literature concern the following ruthenium(III) species: Ru(H2O) 6 3+ (trigonal), Ru(bpy) 3 3+ (trigonal), the Creutz-Taube cation (axial + rhombic) and RuCl2(HL) (L) (axial + rhombic: HL = isonitrosoketone). The rationalisation of distorsion parameters in terms of bonding is considered.


Ruthenium distorsion parameters electron spin resonance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Samaresh Bhattacharya
    • 1
  • Animesh Chakravorty
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Inorganic ChemistryIndian Association for the Cultivation of ScienceCalcuttaIndia

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