Department of Pre-University Education, KarnatakaPUC Karnataka Science Class 12

Write the Hybridization and Magnetic Behaviour of the Complex [Ni(Co)4]. - Chemistry

Advertisement Remove all ads
Advertisement Remove all ads
Advertisement Remove all ads

Write the hybridization and magnetic behaviour of the complex [Ni(CO)4].

( of Ni = 28)

Advertisement Remove all ads


Carbonyl, CO being a strong field ligand causes the pairing of up valence electrons in the Ni atom against the Hund's Rule of Maximum Multiplicity. This results in the formation of an inner orbital complex, [Ni(CO)4] having diamagnetic character. [Ni(CO)4] has sp3 hybridization.

Concept: Bonding in Coordination Compounds - Magnetic Properties of Coordination Compounds
  Is there an error in this question or solution?
2014-2015 (March) Delhi Set 1

      Forgot password?
View in app×