Relativistic Effects and Heavy-Element Chemistry
Perhaps the most dramatic impact of relativity on chemical thought is the insight that the chemical differences between row 5 (Z=41–54) and row 6 (Z=73–86) contain large, if not dominant, relativistic contributions. The development of this story is outlined in Table 9.1.
KeywordsRelativistic Effect Superheavy Element Reference Comment Hydrogen Halide Sigma Bond
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