Answer to Question #214237 in Inorganic Chemistry for Pranjal

Question #214237

Crystal field splitting energy of [Cr(NH3)6]2+ is 10,200 cm-1, while for [Cr(NH3)4]2+ is 5900 cm-1.


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2021-07-07T02:38:01-0400

In an octahedral complex, the d orbitals of the central metal ion divide into two sets of different energies. The separation in energy is the crystal field splitting energy, Δ. (A) When Δ is large, it is energetically more favourable for electrons to occupy the lower set of orbitals.


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