Crystal field theory
Crystal field theory is a theory that describes the breaking of the degeneracy of electronic orbitals (that is, their energy levels are not longer identical) that occurs in transition metal coordination complexes, most often as a consequence of the presence of ligands. The theory is able to explain some magnetic and optical properties, in particular the colours, of such complexes.
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