School of Chemical Sciences


Course details: CHEM320 Design and Reactivity of Inorganic Compounds

Description: A selection of the most recent developments in contemporary inorganic chemistry will be covered. These will include ligand design and reactivity in coordination chemistry, macrocyclic chemistry, redox chemistry, photochemistry, construction of devices, organometallic chemistry, catalysis, and main group rings, chains, clusters and polymers. The laboratories provide complementary experience in synthesis and measurement of physical properties for selected inorganic compounds.

Semester: First Semester
Coordinator: Prof L J Wright
Phone: + 64 9 3737599 ext 88257
Room: 302-1023
Email: lj.wright@auckland.ac.nz
Laboratory: 6 laboratories (6 x 6 hours)
Prerequisite: CHEM 220
Assessment: Final exam 50%; two tests 25%; laboratories 25%