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The Electronic Structure of the Vanadyl Ion

Ballhausen, C. J. and Gray, Harry B. (1962) The Electronic Structure of the Vanadyl Ion. Inorganic Chemistry, 1 (1). pp. 111-122. ISSN 0020-1669. doi:10.1021/ic50001a022.

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The bonding in the molecule ion VO(H₂O)₆²⁺ is described in terms of molecular orbitals. In particular, the most significant feature of the electronic structure of VO²⁺ seems to be the existence of considerable oxygen to vanadium π-bonding. A molecular orbital energy level scheme is estimated which is able to account for both the "crystal field” and the "charge transfer” spectra of VO(H₂O)₆²⁺ and related vanadyl complexes. The paramagnetic resonance g factors and the magnetic susceptibilities of vanadyl complexes are discussed.

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Additional Information:© 1962 American Chemical Society. The authors wish to express their gratitude to Lektor Arne E. Nielsen, who designed and built the crystal spectrophotometer and whose help was invaluable in obtaining the final crystal spectra. We also thank Dr. T. M. Dunn for allowing us to see his compilation of spin orbit coupling constants prior to publication.
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Official Citation:The Electronic Structure of the Vanadyl Ion C. J. Ballhausen and Harry B. Gray Inorganic Chemistry 1962 1 (1), 111-122 DOI: 10.1021/ic50001a022
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