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The chemistry of first row transition metals will be explored, focusing on the role of d-orbitals and d-electrons in bonding. The synthesis and reactivity of basic coordination complexes will be explained and some simple bonding models will be used to explain the chemistry of this region of the periodic table, which includes Iron and Copper.


Course dates

09 Jul 2018 to 13 Jul 2018

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

25 Jun 2018

Course director


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

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