Spectrum of Vanadium in the Tri-positive Oxidation State (V3+) in Tetrahedral Co-ordination+


VANADIUM in the tri-positive oxidation state has two unpaired electrons in the 3d shell. The interaction of the crystalline electric field with the two d-shell electrons has been treated theoretically for fields of various symmetries1–3. Most of the information concerning the electronic structure of V3+ comes from work on compounds in which the metal ion is co-ordinated to six ligands.

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GRUEN, D., GUT, R. Spectrum of Vanadium in the Tri-positive Oxidation State (V3+) in Tetrahedral Co-ordination+ . Nature 190, 713–714 (1961). https://doi.org/10.1038/190713a0

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