Changes in electron density distribution resulting from formation of antimony pentachloride complexes studied by X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy

B. Nogaj, O. Kh Poleshchuk, J. Kasprzak, J. Koput, V. P. Elin, G. N. Dolenko

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    Changes in the electronic structure of SbCI5L complexes during their formation have been studied and compared with corresponding earlier data for SnCl4L2 and TiCl4L2 complexes. Analysis of the results of X-ray structural studies, against data on the heat of complex formation, the Mossbauer effect, results of PM3 quantum chemical calculations, derivatographic data and the frequencies of valence vibrations, permitted assessment of the complex stability against different factors and determination of the enthalpies of complex formation, and proved that the transfer of electron density from donor to acceptor was small. The charge of the donor is proved to affect mainly the polarization of the acceptor bonds.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)145-151
    Number of pages7
    JournalJournal of Molecular Structure
    Issue number1-2
    Publication statusPublished - 14 Apr 1997



    • Antimony pentachloride complexes
    • Electronic structure
    • Mossbauer spectroscopy
    • Quantum chemical calculations
    • X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Structural Biology
    • Organic Chemistry
    • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
    • Spectroscopy
    • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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