.
Advanced Inorganic Chemistry-Bibliography

Updated 3/9/17

Texts & General Coverage

A. Bakac, “Physical Inorganic Chemistry,” Wiley, NY, 2010 (2 volumes; ISBN 978-0470580226).

J. Barrett, “Inorganic Chemistry in Aqueous Solution,” Royal Society of Chemistry, London, 2003.

J. Barrett and M.A. Malati, “Fundamentals of Inorganic Chemistry: an Introductory Text for Degree Course Studies,” Wiley/Chichester/Albion, NY, 1998. 

J.R. Bowser, “Inorganic Chemistry,” Brooks/Cole, CA, 1993. Answer key available 

I.S. Butler and J.F. Harrod, “Inorganic Chemistry: Principles & Applications,” Benjamin/Cummings, CA, 1989. Answer key available

D.K. Chakrabarty, “Inorganic Chemistry,” New Academic Science, 2013 (ISBN 978-1781830079).

S. Chandra, “Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry,” New Age International Pvt Ltd Publishers, 2004 (ISBN 978-8122415124).

T. Chivers and I. Manners, “Inorganic Rings and Polymers of the p-Block Elements: From Fundamentals to Applications,” RSC Publishing, London, 2009.

F.A. Cotton, G. Wilkinson, C.A.  Murillo, and M. Bochmann, “Advanced Inorganic Chemistry,” 6th ed., Wiley/Interscience, NY, 1999. 

F.A. Cotton, G. Wilkinson, and P.L. Gaus, “Basic Inorganic Chemistry,” 3rd ed., Wiley, NY, 1995. Answer key available 

P.A. Cox, “Instant Notes: Inorganic Chemistry,” 2nd ed., BIOS Scientific Publishers/Taylor & Francis, NY, 2004. 

M.C. Day Jr. and J. Selbin, “Theoretical Inorganic Chemistry,” 2nd ed., Reinhold, NY, 1962. 

B.E. Douglas, D.H. McDaniel, and J.J. Alexander, “Concepts & Models of Inorganic Chemistry,” 3rd ed., Wiley, 1994. Answer key available 

P.J. Durrant and B. Durrant, “Introduction to Advanced Inorganic Chemistry,” 2nd ed., Wiley, NY, 1970.

E.A.V. Ebsworth, A.G. Maddock, and A.G. Sharpe, “New Pathways in Inorganic Chemistry,” Cambridge University Press, NY, 1968 (first paperback edition, 2011).

P. Enghag, “Encyclopedia of the Elements,” Wiley-VCH, NY, 2004.

A. Ghosh and S. Berg, “Arrow-Pushing in Inorganic Chemistry: A Logical Approach to the Chemistry of the Main Group Elements,” Wiley, NY, 2014 (ISBN 978-1118173985).

R. Gopalan, “Textbook of Inorganic Chemistry,” CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2012 (ISBN 978-1466518148).

N.N. Greenwood and A. Earnshaw, “Chemistry of the Elements,” 2nd ed., Butterworth/Heinemann, MA, 1997.

R.B. Heslop and K. Jones, “Inorganic Chemistry: a Guide to Advanced Study,” Elsevier, NY, 1976.

J.E. House, “Inorganic Chemistry,” 2nd ed., Elsevier, NY, 2012 (ISBN 978-0123851109).

C.E. Housecroft and A.G. Sharpe, “Inorganic Chemistry,” 4th ed., Pearson/Prentice Hall, NY, 2012 (ISBN 978-0273742753).  Answer key available

J.E. Huheey, E.A. Keiter and R.L. Keiter, “Inorganic Chemistry: Principles of Structure & Reactivity,” 4th ed., Harper & Row, NY, 1994. Answer key available 

J.E. Huheey, E.A. Keiter and R.L. Keiter, “Inorganic Chemistry: Principles of Structure & Reactivity,” 5th ed., Addison-Wesley, NY, 2014? (ISBN 032102169X;  978-0321021694).

W.L. Jolly, “Modern Inorganic Chemistry,” 2nd ed., McGraw-Hill, NY, 1991. 

T.M. Klapotke and M.J. Crawford, “Small Molecules & Ions in Inorganic Main Group Chemistry,” Wiley, NY, 2000.

T.M. Klapotke, R.D. Harcourt, and A. Schulz, “Quantum Chemical Methods in Main-Group Chemistry,” Wiley, NY, 1998.

J.J. Lagowski, “Modern Inorganic Chemistry,” Marcel Dekker, NY, 1973.

J.D. Lee, “Concise Inorganic Chemistry,” 5th ed., Chapman & Hall, NY, 1996.

G.W. Luther III, “Inorganic Chemistry for Geochemistry and Environmental Sciences: Fundamentals and Applications,” Wiley, NY, 2016 (ISBN 978-1118851371).

K.M. Mackay, R.A. Mackay, and W. Henderson, “Introduction to Modern Inorganic Chemistry,” 6th ed., Nelson Thornes, London, 2002 (contains a comprehensive bibliography of further reading).

A.G. Massey, “Main Group Chemistry,” 2nd ed., Wiley, NY, 2000 (Inorganic Chemistry: A Wiley Textbook Series). 

G.L. Miessler, P.J. Fischer, and D.A. Tarr, “Inorganic Chemistry,” 5th ed., Pearson/Prentice Hall, NJ, 2013 (ISBN 978-0321811059).

D.M.P. Mingos, “Essentials of Inorganic Chemistry 1,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1995. 

D.M.P. Mingos, “Essentials of Inorganic Chemistry 2,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1998. 

T. Moeller, “Inorganic Chemistry: a Modern Introduction,” Wiley/Interscience, NY, 1982. 

B. Murphy, C. Murphy, and B.J. Hathaway, “Basic Principles of Inorganic Chemistry,” Royal Society of Chemistry, London, 1998. 

J. Nentwig, M. Kreuder, and K. Morgenstern, “General & Inorganic Chemistry Made Easy,” VCH Publishers, NY, 1994. 

S.M. Owen and A.T. Brooker, “Guide to Modern Inorganic Chemistry,” Wiley/Longman, NY, 1991. 

L. Pauling, “Nature of the Chemical Bond,” 3rd ed., Cornell University Press, 1960.

L. Pauling, “General Chemistry,” W.H. Freeman, CA, 1970 (reprinted Dover 1988, ISBN 978-0486656229).

L. Pauling and R. Hayward, “The Architecture of Molecules,” W.H. Freeman, CA, 1964.

B.W. Pfennig, “Principles of Inorganic Chemistry,” Wiley, NY, 2015 (ISBN 978-1118859100).

C.S.G. Phillips and R.J.P. Williams, “Inorganic Chemistry,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1965, two volumes. 

R.A. Plane and R.E. Hester, “Elements of Inorganic Chemistry,” Benjamin, NY, 1965. 

W.W. Porterfield, “Inorganic Chemistry: a Unified Approach,” 2nd ed., Academic Press, NY, 1993. 

K.F. Purcell and J.C. Kotz, “Inorganic Chemistry,” Saunders, PA, 1977.  Answer key available 

K.F. Purcell and J.C. Kotz, “An Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry,” Saunders, PA, 1980. 

G.E. Rodgers, “Descriptive Inorganic, Coordination & Solid-State Chemistry,” 3rd ed.,  Brooks/Cole Thompson, CA, 2012. 

R.T. Sanderson, “Inorganic Chemistry,” Reinhold, NY, 1967. 

R.T. Sanderson, “Simple Inorganic Substances: a New Approach,” R.E. Kreiger, Malabar, FL, 1989. 

A.G. Sharpe, “Inorganic Chemistry,” 3rd ed., Wiley/Longman, NY, 1992.

D. Shriver, M. Weller, T. Overton, J. Rourke, and F. Armstrong, “Inorganic Chemistry,” 6th ed., W.H. Freeman, NY, 2014.  Solution manual by Alen Hadzovic is available (ISBN 1-4641-2438-8).

M.J. Sienko and R.A. Plane, “Physical Inorganic Chemistry,” Benjamin, NY, 1963.

D.W. Smith, “Inorganic Substances: a Prelude to the Study of Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry,” Cambridge University Press, NY, 1990. 

T.W. Swaddle, “Inorganic Chemistry: An Industrial and Environmental Perspective,” Academic Press, NY, 1996.

B.K. Vermani, K.S. Vermani, and V. Pathania, “Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry,” Laxmi Publications, 2005 (ISBN 978-8170086871).

M.T. Weller, “Inorganic Materials Chemistry,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1994. 

N. Wiberg, Ed., “Holleman-Wiberg Inorganic Chemistry,” Academic Press, NY, 2001. 

B.E. Wilcox, “Fundamentals of Inorganic Chemistry,” 2nd ed., McGraw-Hill, NY, 1997.

M.J. Winter and J.E. Andrew, “Foundations of Inorganic Chemistry,” Oxford University Press, NY, 2000. 

G. Wulfsberg, “Inorganic Chemistry,” University Science Books, CA, 2000.

G. Wulfsberg, “Foundations of Inorganic Chemistry,” University Science Books, CA, 2017 (ISBN 978-1-891389-95-5).

C.H. Yoder, “Ionic Compounds: Applications of Chemistry to Mineralogy,” Wiley/Interscience, NY, 2006.
 
 

Acids & Bases

C.A. VanderWerf, “Acids, Bases & the Chemistry of the Covalent Bond,” Reinhold, NY, 1961. 

R.S. Drago and N.S. Matwiyoff, “Acids & Bases,” D.C. Heath, Lexington, MA, 1968. 

V. Gutmann, “The Donor-Acceptor Approach to Molecular Interactions,” Plenum Press, NY, 1978. 

C.W. Hand and H.L. Blewitt, “Acid-Base Chemistry,” Macmillan, NY, 1986. 

T.A. O'Donnell, “Superacids & Acid Melts as Inorganic Chemical Reaction Media,” VCH Publishers, NY, 1994. 

M. Santelli and J.-M. Pons, Eds., “Lewis Acids and Selectivity in Organic Synthesis,” CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 1996.

C. Laurence and J.-F. Gal, “Lewis Basicity and Affinity Scales: Data and Measurement,” Wiley, NY, 2010.

L. Pauling, “Why is Hydrofluoric Acid a Weak Acid?,” J. Chem. Educ., 33, 16-17 (1956).

R.G. Pearson, “Hard & Soft Acids & Bases,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 85, 3533-3539 (1963). 

F. Szabadvary and R.E. Oesper, “Development of the pH Concept,” J. Chem. Educ., 41, 105-107 (1964).

R.G. Pearson, “Hard & Soft Acids & Bases,” Survey Prog. Chem., 5, 1-52 (1969).

T.-L. Ho, “Hard & Soft Acids & Bases (HSAB): Principle & Organic Chemistry,” Chem Rev., 75, 1-20 (1975). 

R.T. Myers, “Strength of the Hydrohalic Acids,” J. Chem. Educ., 53, 17-19 (1976). 

W.B. Jensen, “Lewis Acid-Base Definitions: A Status Report,” Chem. Rev., 78, 1-22 (1978). 

R.G. Pearson, “Recent Advances in the Concept of Hard & Soft Acids & Bases,” J. Chem. Educ., 64, 561-567 (1987). 

A.M. de Lange and J.H. Potgieter, “Acid & Base Dissociation Constants of Water & Its Associated Ions,” J. Chem. Educ., 68, 304-305 (1991). 

R. Schmid and A.M. Miah, “The Strength of the Hydrohalic Acids,” J. Chem. Educ., 78, 116-117 (2001).

T. Akiyama and K. Mori, “Stronger Bronsted Acids: Recent Progress,” Chem. Rev., 115, 9277-9306 (2015).
 
 

Bonding & Forces

C.A. Coulson, “Valence,” Oxford University Press, 1961. 

G.E. Ryschkewitsch, “Chemical Bonding & the Geometry of Molecules,” Reinhold, NY, 1963.

G.M. Barrow, “Structure of Small Molecules,” Benjamin, NY, 1964.

A.L. Companion, “Chemical Bonding,” McGraw-Hill, NY, 1964.

Y.K. Syrkin and M.E. Dyatkina, “Structure of Molecules & the Chemical Bond,” Dover, NY, 1964.

H.B. Gray, “Electrons & Chemical Bonding,” Benjamin, NY, 1965.

R.M. Hochstrasser, “Behavior of Electrons in Molecules,” Benjamin, NY, 1965.

P.F. Lynch, “Orbitals & Chemical Bonding,” Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA, 1966.

W.J. Orville-Thomas, “Structure of Small Molecules,” Elsevier, NY, 1966.

M. Orchin and H.H. Jaffé, “Importance of Antibonding Orbitals,” Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA, 1967.

H.B. Gray, “Chemical Bonds: Introduction to Atomic & Molecular Structure,” Benjamin, CA, 1973.

J.C. Speakman, “Hydrogen Bond & Other Intermolecular Forces,” The Chemical Society, London, 1975.

E. Cartmell and G.W.A. Fowles, “Valency & Molecular Structure,” 4th ed., Butterworths, London, 1977.

N.N. Greenwood, “Principles of Atomic Orbitals,” revised ed., The Chemical Society, London, 1980.

G.C. Maitland, M. Rigby, E.B. Smith, and W.A. Wakeham, “Intermolecular Forces: Their Origin & Determination,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1981.

R.T. Sanderson, “Polar Covalence,” Academic Press, NY, 1983.

J. Mullay, “Estimation of Atomic and Group Electronegativities,” Top. Curr. Chem., 66, 2 (1987).

R.L. DeKock and H.B. Gray, “Chemical Bonding and Structure,” 2nd ed., University Science Books, CA, 1989.

N.W. Alcock, “Bonding and Structure: Structural Principles in Inorganic and Organic Chemistry,” Ellis Horwood, NY, 1990.

W.G. Richards and P.R. Scott, “Energy Levels in Atoms & Molecules,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1994.

T.P. Softly, “Atomic Spectra,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1994.

M.J. Winter, “Chemical Bonding,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1994.

P.A. Cox, “Introduction to Quantum Theory & Atomic Structure,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1996.

C. Lawrence, A. Rodger, and R. Compton, “Foundations of Physical Chemistry,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1996.

J.K. Burdett, “Chemical Bonds: A Dialog,” Wiley, NY, 1997 (Inorganic Chemistry: A Wiley Textbook Series).

N.J.B. Green, “Quantum Mechanics 1: Foundations,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1997.

K. Akiba, “Chemistry of Hypervalent Compounds,” Wiley-VCH, NY, 1998.

N.J.B. Green, “Quantum Mechanics 2: Tool Kit,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1998.

V. Gil, “Orbitals in Chemistry,” Cambridge University Press, NY, 2000.

J. Barrett, “Structure and Bonding,” Royal Society of Chemistry, London, 2001.

J.S. Ogden, “Introduction to Molecular Symmetry,” Oxford University Press, NY, 2001.

A. Vincent, “Molecular Symmetry & Group Theory,” 2nd ed., Wiley, NY, 2001.

I.D. Brown, “The Chemical Bond in Inorganic Chemistry: The Bond Valence Model,” Oxford University Press, NY, 2002.

D.O. Hayward, “Quantum Mechanics for Chemists,” Royal Society of Chemistry, London, 2002.

S. Inagaki, Ed., “Orbitals in Chemistry,” Topics in Current Chemistry, Vol. 289, Springer Verlag, NY, 2010.

I.D Brown, “The Chemical Bond in Inorganic Chemistry: The Bond Valene Model,” 2nd ed., Oxford University Press, NY, 2016.

K. Fajans, “Degrees of Polarity & Mutual Polarization of Ions in the Molecules of Alkali Fluorides, SrO, and BaO,” Structure and Bonding, 3, 88-105 (1967).

C.H. Yoder, “Teaching Ion-Ion, Ion-Dipole, & Dipole-Dipole Interactions,” J. Chem. Educ., 54, 402-408 (1977).

J. Vincente, “Simple Method for Obtaining Russell-Saunders Term Symbols,” J. Chem. Educ., 60, 560-561 (1983).

M. Whitman, “Updating the Atomic Theory in General Chemistry,” J. Chem. Educ., 61, 952-956 (1984).

C. Glidewell and D. Lloyd, “Arithmetic of Aromaticity,” J. Chem. Educ., 63, 306-309 (1986).

J. Hurwic, “Reception of Kasimir Fajan’s Quanticule Theory of the Chemical Bond,” J. Chem. Educ., 64, 122-123 (1987).

R.L. DeKock, “The Chemical Bond,” J. Chem. Educ., 64, 934-941 (1987).

R.T. Sanderson, “Principles of Electronegativity. Part I,” J. Chem. Educ., 65, 112-118 (1988).

R.T. Sanderson, “Principles of Electronegativity. Part II,” J. Chem. Educ., 65, 227-231 (1988).

A.D. Buckingham and T.W. Rowlands, “Can Addition of a Bonding Electron Weaken a Bond?,” J. Chem. Educ., 68, 282-283 (1991).

A. Haim, “Relative Energies of Molecular Orbitals for Second-Row Homonuclear Diatomic Molecules,” J. Chem. Educ., 68, 737-738 (1991).

G.D. Sproul, “Electronegativity & Bond Type. I. Tripartate Separation,” J. Chem. Educ., 70, 531-534 (1993).

T.L. Meek, “Electronegativities of the Noble Gases,” J. Chem. Educ., 72, 17-18 (1995).

K.B. Wiberg, “Role of Electrostatic Effects in Organic Chemistry,” J. Chem. Educ., 73, 1089-1095 (1996).

R.J. Gillespie, “Covalent & Ionic Molecules: Why Are BeF2 and AlF3 High Melting Point Solids whereas BF3 and SiF4 Are Gases?,” J. Chem. Educ., 75, 923-925 (1998).

G. Parkin, “Valence, Oxidation Number, and Formal Charge: Three Related but Fundamentally Different Concepts,” J. Chem. Educ., 83, 791-799 (2006).

A. Millevolte, “Nuclear Stability and Nucleon-Nucleon Interactions in Introductory and General Chemistry Textbooks,” J. Chem. Educ., 87, 392-395 (2010).

G. Parkin, “Application of the Covalent Bond Classification Method for the Teaching of Inorganic Chemistry,” J. Chem. Educ., 91, 807-816 (2014).
 
 

Comprehensive Multivolume Treatises, General Coverage

J.A. McCleverty and T.J. Meyer, Eds., “Comprehensive Coordination Chemistry,” Elsevier, NY, 1987.

J.A. McCleverty and T.J. Meyer, Eds., “Comprehensive Coordination Chemistry II,” 2nd ed., Elsevier, NY, 2004.

J.C. Bailar, Jr., H.J. Emeléus, R. Nyholm, and A.E. Trotman-Dickenson, Eds., “Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry,” Pergamon, NY, 1973.

J. Reedijk and K. Poeppelmeier, Eds., “Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry II,” 2nd ed., Elsevier, NY, 2013.

G. Wilkinson, F.G.A. Stone, and E.W. Abel, Eds., “Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry,” Pergamon, NY, 1982.

E.W. Abel, F.G.A. Stone, and G. Wilkinson, Eds., “Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry II,” 2nd ed., Pergamon, NY, 1995.

R.H. Crabtree and D.M.P. Mingos, Eds., “Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry III,” 3rd ed., Elsevier, NY, 2007.

J.E. Macintyre, Ed., “Dictionary of Inorganic Compounds,” Chapman & Hall, NY, 1992.

J.E. Macintyre, Ed., “Dictionary of Organometallic Compounds,” Springer, NY, 1984.

J.E. Macintyre, Ed., “Dictionary of Organometallic Compounds,” 2nd ed., Chapman & Hall, NY, 1995.

R. Edmundson, Ed., “Dictionary of Organophosphorus Compounds,” Chapman & Hall, NY, 1997.

R.B. King, J.K. Burdett, R.H. Crabtree, and C.M. Lukehart, Eds., “Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry,” Wiley, NY, 1994.

R.B. King, Ed., “Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry,” 2nd ed., Wiley, NY, 2005.

D.W. Allen, D. Loakes, and J.C. Tebby, Eds., “Organophosphorus Chemistry,” RSC Publishing, London.

I.J.S. Fairlamb and J.M. Lynam, Eds., “Organometallic Chemistry,” RSC Publishing, London.

J. Yarwood, R. Douthwaite, and S.B. Duckett, Eds., “Spectroscopic Properties of Inorganic and Organometallic Compounds,” RSC Publishing, London.

R. van Eldik and J.A. Olabe, Eds., “Advances in Inorganic Chemistry,” Elsevier, NY.

P.J. Pérez, Ed., “Advances in Organometallic Chemistry,” Elsevier/AcademicPress, NY.

M. Beller, J.M. Brown, P.H. Dixneuf, J. Dupont, A. Füstner, F. Glorius, L.J. Goosen, T. Ikariya, S. Nolan, J. Okuda, L.A. Oro, and Q.-L. Zhou, Eds., “Topics in Organometallic Chemistry,” Springer, NY.

K.D. Karlin, Ed., “Progress in Inorganic Chemistry,” Wiley, NY.
 
 

Coordination Chemistry, Organometallics & Bioinorganic

J. Lewis and R.G. Wilkins, “Modern Coordination Chemistry: Principles & Methods,” Wiley-Interscience, NY, 1960. 

L.E. Orgel, “Introduction to Transition-Metal Chemistry: Ligand Field Theory,” 2nd ed., Wiley/Methuen, NY, 1960. 

C.J. Ballhausen, “Introduction to Ligand Field Theory,” McGraw-Hill, NY, 1962.

F. Basolo and R.C. Johnson, “Coordination Chemistry,” Benjamin, NY, 1964.

R.K. Murmann, “Inorganic Complex Compounds,” Reinhold, NY, 1964. 

E.G. Rochow, “Organometallic Chemistry,” Reinhold, NY, 1964. 

E.M. Larsen, “Transitional Elements,” Benjamin, NY, 1965. 

B.N. Figgis, “Introduction to Ligand Fields,” Wiley/Interscience, NY, 1966. 

G.E. Coates and K. Wade, “Organometallic Compounds, Volume 1: The Main Group Elements,” 3rd ed., Chapman & Hall, NY, 1967. 

M.L.H. Green, “Organometallic Compounds, Volume 2: The Transition Elements,” 3rd ed., Chapman & Hall, NY, 1968. 

S.F.A. Kettle, “Coordination Compounds,” Appleton Century Crofts, NY, 1969. 

R.B. King, “Transition-Metal Organometallic Chemistry: An Introduction,” Academic Press, NY, 1969. 

J.V. Quagliano and L.M. Vallarino, “Coordination Chemistry,” D.C. Heath, MA, 1969. 

C.A. Pearce, “Silicon Chemistry & Applications,” The Chemical Society, London, 1972. 

K. Burger, “Coordination Chemistry: Experimental Methods,” CRC Press, OH, 1973. 

F.R. Hartley, “Elements of Organometallic Chemistry,” The Chemical Society, London, 1974. 

B.J. Aylett, “Organometallic Compounds, Volume 1: The Main Group Elements, Part 2- Groups IV & V,” 4th ed., Chapman & Hall, NY, 1979. 

G.L. Geoffroy and M.S. Wrighton, “Organometallic Photochemistry,” Academic Press, NY, 1979. 

I. Haiduc and J.J. Zuckerman, “Basic Organometallic Chemistry,” Walter de Gruyter, NY, 1985.

C.M. Lukehart, “Fundamental Transition Metal Organometallic Chemistry,” Brooks/Cole, CA, 1985. 

A.J. Pearson, “Metallo-Organic Chemistry,” Wiley, NY, 1985. 

F. Basolo and R.C. Johnson, “Coordination Chemistry,” 2nd ed., Science Reviews, Wilmington, DE, 1986. 

S.E. Kegley and A.R. Pinhas, “Problems & Solutions in Organometallic Chemistry,” University Science Books, CA, 1986. 

A.W. Parkins and R.C. Poller, “An Introduction to Organometallic Chemistry,” Macmillan/Oxford University Press, NY, 1986. 

A. Yamamoto, “Organotransition Metal Chemistry: Fundamental Concepts & Applications,” Wiley/Interscience, NY, 1986. 

J.P. Collman, L.S. Hegedus, J.R. Norton, and R.G. Finke, “Principles & Applications of Organotransition Metal Chemistry,” University Science Books, CA, 1987. 

E.G. Rochow, “Silicon & Silicones,” Springer-Verlag, NY, 1987. 

P. Powell, “Principles of Organometallic Chemistry,” 2nd ed., Chapman & Hall, NY, 1988. 

J.S. Thayer, “Organometallic Chemistry: An Overview,” VCH Publishers, NY, 1988.

R.C. Mehrotra and A. Singh, “Organometallic Chemistry: A Unified Approach,” Wiley/Interscience, NY, 1991.

Ch. Elschenbroich and A. Salzer, “Organometallics: A Concise Introduction,” 2nd ed., VCH Publishers, NY, 1992. 

G. Gonzalez-Moraga, “Cluster Chemistry: Introduction to the Chemistry of Transition Metal & Main Group Element Molecular Clusters,” Springer-Verlag, NY, 1993. 

M. Gerloch and E.C. Constable, “Transition Metal Chemistry: Valence Shell in d-Block Chemistry,” VCH, NY, 1994.

I. Bertini, H.B. Gray, S.J. Lippard, and J. Valentine, “Bioinorganic Chemistry,” University Science Books, CA, 1994. 

M. Bochmann, “Organometallics 1-Complexes with Transition Metal-Carbon sigma-Bonds,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1994.

M. Bochmann, “Organometallics 2-Complexes with Transition Metal-Carbon pi-Bonds,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1994. 

C.E. Housecroft, “Cluster Molecules of the p-Block Elements,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1994. 

S.J. Lippard and J.M. Berg, “Principles of Bioinorganic Chemistry,” University Science Books, CA, 1994. 

M.J. Winter, “d-Block Chemistry,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1994. 

D.E. Fenton, “Biocoordination Chemistry,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1995. 

R.B. King, “Inorganic Chemistry of Main Group Elements,” VCH Publishers, NY, 1995. 

R.J. Errington, “Guide to Practical Inorganic & Organometallic Chemistry,” Chapman & Hall, NY, 1996. 

C.E. Housecroft, “Metal-Metal Bonded Carbonyl Dimers & Clusters,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1996. 

F. Mathey and A. Sevin, “Organometalic Chemistry: Introduction to Molecular Chemistry of Transition Elements,” Wuerz Publishing Ltd., Canada, 1996. 

S.F.A. Kettle, “Physical Inorganic Chemistry: A Coordination Chemistry Approach,” University Science Books, CA, 1996. 

A. von Zelewsky, “Stereochemistry of Coordination Compounds,” Wiley, NY, 1996.

J.A. Cowan, “Inorganic Biochemistry: an Introduction,” 2nd ed., Wiley-VCH, NY, 1997.

F. Mathey and A. Sevin, “The Molecular Chemistry of the Transition Elements,” Wiley-VCH, NY, 1997. 

G.O. Spessard and G.L. Miessler, “Organometallic Chemistry,” Prentice Hall, NJ, 1997. 

P.C. Wilkins and R.G. Wilkins, “Inorganic Chemistry in Biology,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1997. 

M. Bowker, “The Basis & Applications of Heterogeneous Catalysis,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1998. 

T.R. Crompton, “Occurrence & Analysis of Organometallic Compounds in the Environment,” Wiley-VCH, NY, 1998. 

N.J. Long, “Metallocenes: An Introduction to Sandwich Complexes,” Blackwell Science, Malden, MA, 1998.

I. Omae, “Applications of Organometallic Compounds,” Wiley-VCH, NY, 1998. 

A. Togni and R.L. Halterman, “Metallocenes,” Wiley-VCH, NY, 1998.

E.C. Constable, “Coordination Chemistry of Macrocyclic Compounds,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1999. 

C.E. Housecroft, “The Heavier d-Block Metals: Aspects of Inorganic and Coordination Chemistry,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1999. 

N. Kaltsoyannis and P. Scott, “The f-Elements,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1999. 

J.A. McCleverty, “Chemistry of the First Row Transition Metals,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1999.

B.N. Figgis and M.A. Hitchman, “Ligand Field Theory & Its Applications,” Wiley/VCH, NY, 2000.

L. Que Jr., Ed., “Physical Methods in Bioinorganic Chemistry: Spectroscopy & Magnetism,” University Science Books, Mill Valley, CA, 2000. 

C.J. Jones, “d- and f-Block Chemistry,” Royal Society of Chemisry, London, 2001. 

R. Whyman, “Applied Organometallic Chemistry & Catalysis,” Oxford University Press, NY, 2001. 

A.F. Hill, “Organotransition Metal Chemistry,” Royal Society of Chemistry, London, 2002.

C. Elschenbroich, “Organometallics,” 3rd ed., Wiley/VCH, NY, 2006.

R.R. Crichton, “Biological Inorganic Chemistry: An Introduction,” Elsevier, NY, 2007.

R.A. Marusak, K. Dean, and S.D. Cummings, “Integrated Approach to Coordination Chemistry: An Inorganic Laboratory Guide,” Wiley-Interscience, NY, 2007.

H. Amouri and M. Gruselle, “Chirality in Transition Metal Chemistry,” Wiley, NY, 2008 (Inorganic Chemistry: A Wiley Textbook Series).

J.R. Gispert, “Coordination Chemistry,” Wiley/VCH, NY, 2008.

E.-I. Ochiai, “Bioinorganic Chemistry: A Survey,” Elsevier, NY, 2008.

D. Rehder, “Bioinorganic Vanadium Chemistry,” Wiley, NY, 2008 (Inorganic Chemistry: A Wiley Textbook Series).

R.H. Crabtree, “Organometallic Chemistry of the Transition Metals,” 5th ed., Wiley/Interscience, NY, 2009.

L.S. Hegedus and B.C.G. Söderberg, “Transition Metals in the Synthesis of Complex Organic Molecules,” 3rd ed., University Science Books, Sausalito, CA, 2009.

I.B. Bersuker, “Electronic Structure and Properties of Transition Metal Compounds: Introduction to the Theory,” Wiley, NY, 2010.

E. Crabb, E. Moore, and L.E. Smart, Eds., “Transition Metals in the Synthesis of Complex Organic Molecules,” Wiley, NY, 2010.

E. Crabb, E. Moore, and L.E. Smart, Eds., “Concepts in Transition Metal Chemistry,” RSC Publishing, London, 2010.

B.D. Gupta and A.J. Elias, “Basic Organmetallic Chemistry: Concepts, Syntheses, and Applications of Transition Metals,” CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL, 2010.

J. Hartwig, “Organotransition Metal Chemistry: From Bonding to Catalysis,” University Science Books, Sausalito, CA, 2010.

G.A. Lawrance, “Introduction to Coordination Chemistry,” Wiley, NY, 2010.

G.O. Spessard and G.L. Miessler, “Organometallic Chemistry,” 2nd ed., Oxford University Press, NY, 2010.

K. Akiba, “Organo Main Group Chemistry,” Wiley, NY, 2011 (ISBN 978-0-470-45033-8).

R.R. Crichton, “Biological Inorganic Chemistry: A New Introduction to Molecular Structure and Function,” Elsevier, NY, 2012 ISBN 978-0-444-53782-9).

F. Mathey, “Transition Metal Organometallic Chemistry,” Springer Verlag, NY, 2013 (ISBN 978-981-4451-08-6).

P.L. Soni and V. Soni, “Coordination Chemistry: Metal Complexes,” CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2013 (ISBN 978-1466500501).

D. Rehder, “Bioinorganic Chemistry,” Oxford University Press, NY, 2014 (ISBN 978-0199655199).

G. Jaouen and M. Salmain, Eds., “Bioorganometallic Chemistry: Applications in Drug Discovery, Biocatalysis, and Imaging,” Wiley, NY, 2015 (ISBN 978-3527335275).

M.J. Winter, “d-Block Chemistry,” 2nd ed., Oxford University Press, NY, 2015.

M. Gielen, R. Willem, and B. Wrackmeyer, Eds., “Physical Organometallic Chemistry,” Wiley/Interscience, NY, various volumes.

J.C. Bailar Jr., “Numbers & Structures of Isomers of Hexacovalent Complexes,” J. Chem. Educ., 34, 334-338 (1957). 

E. Maslowsky Jr., “Structures of Metal-Cyclopentadienyl Derivatives,” J. Chem. Educ., 55, 276-280 (1978).

C.D. Mickey, “Some Aspects of Coordination Chemistry,” J. Chem. Educ., 58, 257-262 (1981). 

J.W. Nicholson, “Early History of Organotin Chemistry,” J. Chem. Educ., 66, 621-623 (1989). 

G.L. Miessler and G.O. Spessard, “Organometallic Chemistry,” J. Chem. Educ., 68, 16-18 (1991).

E.-I. Ochiai, “CO, N2, NO, and O2: Their Bioinorganic Chemistry,” J. Chem. Educ., 73, 130-134 (1996). 

N.M. Senozan and J.A. Devore, “Carbon Monoxide Poisoning,” J. Chem. Educ., 73, 767-770 (1996). 

D. Venkataraman, Y. Du, S.R. Wilson, K.A. Hirsch, P. Zhang, and J.S. Moore, “A Coordination Geometry Table of the d-Block Elements & Their Ions,” J. Chem. Educ., 74, 915-918 (1997).

W.H. Eugen Schwarz, “The Full Story of the Electron Configurations of the Transition Elements,” J. Chem. Educ., 87, 444-448 (2010).

R.H. Crabtree, “Organometallic Chemistry of the Transition Metals,” 6th ed., Wiley/Interscience, NY, 2014 (ISBN 978-1118138076).
 
 

Descriptive Chemistry & Periodic Table

W.N. Lipscomb, “Boron Hydrides,” Benjamin, MA, 1963.

W.L. Jolly, “The Inorganic Chemistry of Nitrogen,” Benjamin, MA, 1964.

M. Ardon, “Oxygen: Elementary Forms and Hydrogen Peroxide,” Benjamin, MA, 1965.

R.L. Rich, “Periodic Correlations,” Benjamin, MA, 1965. 

R.C. Johnson, “Introductory Descriptive Chemistry,” Benjamin, NY, 1966. 

W.L. Jolly, “Chemistry of the Non-Metals,” Prentice Hall, NJ, 1966. 

L.B. Clapp, “Chemistry of the OH Group,” Prentice Hall, NJ, 1967.

H.H. Sisler, “Electronic Structure, Properties & the Periodic Law,” 2nd ed., Van Nostrand Reinhold, NY, 1973. 

P. Powell and P. Timms, “Chemistry of the Non-Metals,” Chapman & Hall, NY, 1974. 

E.G. Rochow, “Modern Descriptive Chemistry,” Saunders, PA, 1977. 

R. Steudel, F.C. Nachod, and J.J. Zuckerman, “Chemistry of the Non-Metals,” Walter de Gruyter, NY, 1977. 

D.A. McQuarrie and P.A. Rock, “Descriptive Chemistry,” W.H. Freeman, NY, 1985. 

R.J. Puddephatt and P.K. Monaghan, “Periodic Table of the Elements,” 2nd ed., Oxford University Press, NY, 1986. 

P.A. Cox, “The Elements: Their Origin, Abundance & Distribution,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1989.

D.W. Smith, “Inorganic Substances: a Prelude to the Study of Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry,” Cambridge University Press, NY, 1990. 

G. Wulfsberg, “Principles of Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry,” University Science Books, CA, 1991. 

N.C. Norman, “Periodicity & the p-Block Elements,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1994. 

G.E. Rodgers, “Introduction to Coordination, Solid State, & Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry,” McGraw-Hill, NY, 1994.

P.A. Cox, “The Elements on Earth,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1995. 

G.H. Whitham, “Organosulfur Chemistry,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1995.

P.D. Bailey and K.M. Morgan, “Organonitrogen Chemistry,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1996. 

G. Rayner-Canham, “Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry,” W.H. Freeman, NY, 1996. 

N.C. Norman, “Periodicity & the s- and p-Block Elements,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1997. 

J.W. Emsley, “The Elements,” 3rd ed., Oxford University Press, NY, 1998. 

D.M.P. Mingos, “Essential Trends in Inorganic Chemistry,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1998. 

G. Rayner-Canham, “Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry,” 2nd ed., W.H. Freeman, NY, 2000.

J.W. Emsley, “Nature’s Building Blocks: An A-Z Guide to the Elements,” Oxford University Press, NY, 2001.

W. Henderson, “Main Group Chemistry,” Royal Society of Chemistry, London, 2001. 

J.E. House and K.A. House, “Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry,” Harcourt/Academic Press, NY, 2001. 

J. Barrett, “Atomic Structure & Periodicity,” Royal Society of Chemistry, London, 2002.

S. Siekierski and J. Burgess, “Concise Chemistry of the Elements,” Horwood Publishing Ltd., Chichester, 2002.

A. Stwertka, “A Guide to the Elements,” 2nd ed., Oxford University Press, NY, 2002.

M.A.Beckett and A.W.G. Platt, “The Periodic Table at a Glance,” Blackwell, London, UK, 2006.

G. Rayner-Canham and T. Overton, “Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry,” 4th ed., W.H. Freeman, NY, 2006.  Instructor's resource CD-ROM contains solutions to all problems (ISBN 0716761769).

H.-J. Quadbeck-Seeger, “World of the Elements: Elements of the World,” Wiley-VCH, NY, 2007.

E.R. Scerri, “The Periodic Table: Its Story and Its Significance,” Oxford University Press, NY, 2007.

T. Gray, “The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe,” Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, NY, 2009.

S. Aldridge and T. Downs, “Chemistry of the Group 13 Metals Al, Ga, In, and Tl,” Wiley, NY, 2010.

A. Furgang, “The Noble Gases: He, Ne, Ar, Kr, Xe, Rn,” Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., NY, 2010 (Understanding the Elements of the Periodic Table).

M. Halka, “The Alkali and Alkaline-Earth Metals,” Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., NY, 2010 (Understanding the Elements of the Periodic Table).

M. Halka, “The Nonmetals,” Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., NY, 2010 (Understanding the Elements of the Periodic Table).

M. Halka and B. Nordstrom, “Periodic Table of the Elements Set,” Infobase Publishing/Facts on File Inc., NY, 2010.  Six volumes.

L.E. Hall, “The Transactinides: Rf, Db, Sg, Bh, Hs, Mt, Ds, Rg,” Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., NY, 2010 (Understanding the Elements of the Periodic Table).

J.E. House and K.A. House, “Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry,” 2nd ed., Harcourt/Academic Press, NY, 2010.

L. La Bella, “The Oxygen Elements: O, S, Se, Te, Po,” Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2010 (Understanding the Elements of the Periodic Table).

K. Lew, “The 15 Lanthanides and 15 Actinides,” Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2010 (Understanding the Elements of the Periodic Table).

R.M. Lynden-Bell, S.C. Morris, J.D. Barrow, and J.L. Finney, “Water and Life: The Unique Properties of H2O,” CRC Press, Boca Raton,FL, 2010.

G. Roza, “The Halogen Elements: F, Cl, Br, I, At,” Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., NY, 2010 (Understanding the Elements of the Periodic Table).

G.K. Schweitzer and L.L. Pesterfield, “Aqueous Chemistry of the Elements,” Oxford University Press, NY, 2010.

J.W. Emsley, “Nature’s Building Blocks: An A-Z Guide to the Elements,” new ed., Oxford University Press, NY, 2011.

N. Turova, “Inorganic Chemistry in Tables,” Springer Verlag, NY, 2011.

A. Stwertka, “A Guide to the Elements,” 3rd ed., Oxford University Press, NY, 2012.

E. Scerri, “A Tale of Seven Elements,” Oxford University Press, NY, 2013.

D.E. Canfield, “Oxygen: A Four Billion Year History,” Princeton University Press, NJ, 2014.

J. Challoner, “The Elements: The New Guide to the Building Blocks of Our Universe,” Carlton Books Ltd./André Deutsch, 2014 (ISBN 978-0233004365).

G. Rayner-Canham and T. Overton, “Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry,” 6th ed., W.H. Freeman, NY, 2014 (ISBN 978-1-4641-2557-7).  Instructor’s resource website includes solutions to even-numbered end-of-chapter problems; student solutions manual ISBN 1-4641-2560-0 contains answers to odd-numbered end-of-chapter questions.

D. Scott, “Around the World in 18 Elements,” RSC Publishing, London, 2014.

J. Browne, “Seven Elements That Changed the World: An Adventure in Ingenuity and Discovery,” Pegasus, 2015 (978-1605985404).

B. Fricke, “Superheavy Elements: Prediction of Their Chemical & Physical Properties,” Struct. Bonding (Berlin), 21, 89-144 (1975). 

K.S. Pitzer, “Relativistic Effects on Chemical Properties,” Acc. Chem. Res., 12, 271-276 (1979). 

P. Pyykkö and J.-P. Desclaux, “Relativity and the Periodic System of Elements,” Acc. Chem. Res., 12, 276-281 (1979). 

G.T. Seaborg, “Periodic Table: Tortuous Path to Man-Made Elements,” Chem. Eng. News, 57(16), 46-52 (1979). 

D.R. McKelvey, “Relativistic Effects on Chemical Properties,” J. Chem. Educ., 60, 112-116 (1983).

A.K. Carpenter, “4s, 3d, What?,” J. Chem. Educ., 60, 562 (1983). 

M. Salim Banna, “Relativistic Effects at the Freshman Level,” J. Chem. Educ., 62, 197-198 (1985). 

T.P. Hanusa, “Reexamining the Diagonal Relationships,” R.T. Sanderson, J. Chem. Educ., 64, 686-687 (1987). 

J.A. Darsey, “New Approach for Determining Electronic Configurations of Atoms,” M. Laing, J. Chem. Educ., 65, 1036 (1988). 

J. Mason, “Periodic Contractions Among the Elements,” J. Chem. Educ., 65, 17-20 (1988). 

G. Dudek and E.P. Dudek, “Mass Spectrum of Sulfur,” J. Chem. Educ., 66, 304-306 (1989). 

R.W. Parsons, “New Mnemonic Scheme for Applying the Aufbau Principle,” J. Chem. Educ., 66, 319 (1989).

M. Laing, “Three Forms of Molecular Oxygen,” J. Chem. Educ., 66, 453-455 (1989). 

M. Laing, “Periodic Table-a New Arrangement,” J. Chem. Educ., 66, 746 (1989). 

W.H. Roundy, Jr., “What is an Element?,” J. Chem. Educ., 66, 729-730 (1989). 

V. Ringnes, “Origin of the Names of Chemical Elements,” M. Laing, J. Chem. Educ., 66, 731-738 (1989). 

J.A. Campbell, “Let Us Make the Table Periodic,” J. Chem. Educ., 66, 739-740 (1989). 

J. Bouma, “Application-Oriented Period Table of the Elements,” J. Chem. Educ., 66, 741-745 (1989).

H.F. Blanck, “Predicting Nuclear Stability Using the Periodic Table,” J. Chem. Educ., 66, 757-760 (1989). 

R.T. Myers, “Periodicity of Electron Affinity,” J. Chem. Educ., 67, 307-308 (1990). 

C.H. Yoder and C.S. Yoder, “Periodic Chart Pedagogy,” J. Chem. Educ., 67, 759-760 (1990). 

L.J. Norrby, “Why is Mercury Liquid?,” J. Chem. Educ., 68, 110-113 (1991). 

C.P. Brink, “Use of Effective Nuclear Charge Calculations to Illustrate the Relative Energies of ns & (n-1)dOrbitals,” J. Chem. Educ., 68, 376-377 (1991). 

R.B. Martin, “Radon in the Home,” J. Chem. Educ., 68, 275-276 (1991). 

W. Spindel and T. Ishida, “Isotope Separation,” J. Chem. Educ., 68, 312-318 (1991).

B.J. DeLeeuw, R.S. Grev, and H.F. Schaefer III, “Comparison and Contrast of Selected Saturated & Unsaturated Hydrides of Group IV Elements,” J. Chem. Educ., 69, 441-444 (1992). 

T. Thoms, “Periodic Trends for the Entropy of Elements,” J. Chem. Educ., 72, 16 (1995). 

T.L. Meek, “Electronegativities of the Noble Gases,” J. Chem. Educ., 72, 17-18 (1995). 

M.L. Campbell, “Simple Rules for Determining Nuclear Stability and Type of Radioactive Decay,” J. Chem. Educ., 72, 892-893 (1995). 

N. Isza and M. Gil, “A Mnemonic Method for Assigning the Electronic Configurations of Atoms,” J. Chem. Educ., 72, 1025-1026 (1995).

R.L. Duncan, “Electronic Configuration Pattern Found in Pascal’s Triangle,” J. Chem. Educ., 73, 742-743 (1996). 

E.R. Scerri, “The Periodic Table & the Electron,” Am. Sci., 85(6), 546-553 (1997).

M.W. Cronyn, “The Proper Place for Hydrogen in the Periodic Table,” J. Chem. Educ., 80, 947-951 (2003).

W.B. Jensen, “The Place of Zinc, Cadmium and Mercury in the Periodic Table,” J. Chem. Educ., 80, 952-961 (2003).

S.A. Ibrahim, “Predicting the Atomic Weights of the Trans-Lawrencium Elements: A Novel Application of Dobereiner’s Triads,” J. Chem. Educ., 82, 1658-1659 (2005).

P.S. Matsumoto, “Trends in Ionization Energy of Transition-Metal Elements,” J. Chem. Educ., 82, 1660-1661 (2005).

E. Schultz, “Fully Exploiting the Potential of the Periodic Table through Pattern Recognition,” J. Chem. Educ., 82, 1649-1657 (2005).

J.S. Thayer, “Relativistic Effects and the Chemistry of the Heaviest Main-Group Elements,” J. Chem. Educ., 82, 1721-1727 (2005).

M. Laing, “Different Periodic Tables of Dmitrii Mendeleev,” J. Chem. Educ., 85, 63-67 (2008).

E.R. Scerri, “Past and Future of the Periodic Table,” Am. Sci., 96(1), 52-58 (2008).

Various authors, J. Chem. Educ., 86 (10: Celebrating the Periodic Table) (2009).

W.H. Eugen Schwarz and R.L. Rich, “Theoretical Basis and Correct Explanation of the Periodic System: Review and Update,” J. Chem. Educ., 87, 435-443 (2010).
 
 

Lewis Structures, Molecular Geometry & VSEPR Rules

G.N. Lewis, “Valence & the Structure of Atoms & Molecules,” Dover, NY, 1966. 

R.J. Gillespie, “Molecular Geometry,” Van Nostrand Reinhold, NY, 1972. 

R.J. Gillespie and I. Hargittai, “The VSEPR Model of Molecular Geometry,” Allyn & Bacon, MA, 1991 (reprinted 2012 Dover  ISBN 978-0486486154).

A. Rodger and P.M. Rodger, “Molecular Geometry,” Butterworth-Heinemann, Boston, MA, 1995.

R.J. Gillespie and P.L.A. Popelier, “Chemical Bonding and Molecular Geometry:  from Lewis to Electron Densities,” Oxford University Press, NY, 2001. 

R.J. Gillespie and R.S. Nyholm, “Inorganic Stereochemistry,” Quart. Rev., 11, 339-380 (1957). 

R.J. Gillespie, “Electron-Pair Repulsions & Molecular Shape,” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl., 6, 819-830 (1967). 

R.J. Gillespie, “The Valence-Shell Electron-Pair Repulsion (VSEPR) Theory of Directed Valence,” J. Chem. Educ., 40, 295-301 (1963). 

R.J. Gillespie, “Electron-Pair Repulsion Model in Molecular Geometry,” J. Chem. Educ., 47, 18-23 (1970). 

A.B.P. Lever, “Lewis Structures & the Octet Rule,” J. Chem. Educ., 49, 819-21 (1972). 

T.J. Clark, “Another Procedure for Writing Lewis Structures,” J. Chem. Educ., 61, 100 (1984). 

M.E. Zandler and E.R. Talaty, “The ‘6N+2 Rule’ for Writing Lewis Octet Structures,” J. Chem. Educ., 61, 124-127 (1984). 

J.A. Carroll, “Drawing Lewis Structures Without Anticipating Octets,” J. Chem. Educ., 63, 28-31 (1986). 

C.J. Malerich, “Lewis Structures for Compounds with Expanded Octets,” J. Chem. Educ., 64, 403 (1987). 

J.Q. Pardo, “Teaching a Model for Writing Lewis Structures,” J. Chem. Educ., 66, 456-458 (1989). 

G.H. Purser, “The Significance of the Bond Angle in Sulfur Dioxide,” J. Chem. Educ., 66, 710-713 (1989).

J.A. Brady, J.N. Milbury-Steen, and J.L. Burmeister, “Lewis Structure Skills: Taxonomy & Difficulty Levels,” J. Chem. Educ., 67, 491-493 (1990). 

J.E. Packer and S.D. Woodgate, “Lewis Structures, Formal Charges, & Oxidation Numbers,” J. Chem. Educ., 68, 456-458 (1991).

R.J. Gillespie, “Multiple Bonds & the VSEPR Model,” J. Chem. Educ., 69, 116-121 (1992). 

W.D. Perry and G.C. Vogel, “Who’s in Charge?,” J. Chem. Educ., 69, 222-224 (1992). 

R.J. Gillespie, “The VSEPR Model Revisited,” Chem. Soc. Rev., 21, 59-69 (1992). 

W.-Y. Ahmad and S. Omar, “Drawing Lewis Structures: A Step-by-Step Approach,” J. Chem. Educ., 69, 791-792 (1992). 

D.G. DeWit, “Using Formal Charges in Teaching Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry,” J. Chem. Educ., 71, 750-755 (1994). 

D.K. Straub, “Lewis Structures of Oxygen Compounds of 3p-5p Nonmetals,” J. Chem. Educ., 72, 889-891 (1995). 

R.J. Gillespie and E.A. Robinson, “Electron Domains & the VSEPR Model of Molecular Geometry,” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl., 35, 495-514 (1996).

R.B. King, “The Shapes of Coordination Polyhedra,” J. Chem. Educ., 73, 993 (1996). 

R.J. Gillespie, “The Physical Basis of the VSEPR Model,” Struct. Chem., 9, 73-76 (1998). 

R.J. Gillespie and E.A. Robinson, “Models of Molecular Geometry,” Chem. Soc. Rev., 34, 396-407 (2005).

R.F. See, “Which Method of Assigning Bond Orders in Lewis Structures Best Reflects Experimental Data?,” J. Chem. Educ., 86, 1241-1247 (2009).
 
 

Problems

B.J. Aylett and B.C. Smith, “Problems in Inorganic Chemistry,” Elsevier, NY, 1965. 

W.E. Hatfield and R.A. Palmer, “Problems in Structural Inorganic Chemistry,” Benjamin, NY, 1971. 

R.N. Smith and C. Pierce, “Solving General Chemistry Problems,” 5th ed., W.H. Freeman, NY, 1980. 

A. Vincent, “Solving Inorganic Spectroscopic Problems,” The Chemical Society, London, 1981 (with audio cassette).

W.-K. Li, Y.-S. Cheung, K.K.W. Mak, T.C.W. Mak, “Problems in Structural Inorganic Chemistry,” Oxford University Press, NY, 2012 (ISBN paperback: 978-0199658503).
 
 

Radioactivity, Lanthanides, and Actinides

T. Moeller, “Chemistry of the Lanthanides,” Reinhold, NY, 1963.

R.T. Overman, “Basic Concepts of Nuclear Chemistry,” Reinhold, NY, 1963.

G. Choppin, “Nuclei and Radioactivity,” Benjamin, NY, 1964.

J.G. Cuninghame, “Introduction to the Atomic Nucleus,” Elsevier, NY, 1964.

N.E. Topp, “Chemistry of the Rare-Earth Elements,” Elsevier, NY, 1965.

R.L. Stearns, “Basic Concepts of Nuclear Physics,” Reinhold, NY, 1968.

E.H.P. Cordfunke, “Chemistry of Uranium,” Elsevier, NY, 1965.

S. Cotton, “Lanthanides and Actinides,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1991.

S. Cotton, “Lanthanides and Actinide Chemistry,” Wiley, NY, 2006 (Inorganic Chemistry: A Wiley Textbook Series).

W. Loveland, D.J. Morrissey, and G.T. Seaborg, “Modern Nuclear Chemistry,” Wiley/Interscience, NY, 2006.
 
 

Reaction Mechanisms

J.P. Hunt, “Metal Ions in Aqueous Solution,” Benjamin, MA, 1963.

E.L. King, “How Chemical Reactions Occur,” Benjamin, MA, 1964.

J.O. Edwards, “Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms,” Benjamin, MA, 1965.

C.H. Langford and H.B. Gray, “Ligand Substitution Processes,” Benjamin, NY, 1966. 

R.A. Henderson, “The Mechanisms of Reactions at Transition Metal Sites,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1993.

J.D. Atwood, “Inorganic & Organometallic Reaction Mechanisms,” 2nd ed., Wiley-VCH, NY, 1996.

M.L. Tobe and J. Burgess, “Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms,” Wiley/Longman, NY, 1999.

S. Asperger, “Chemical Kinetics and Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms,” 2nd ed., Kluwer, NY, 2003.

R.B. Jordan, “Reaction Mechanisms of Inorganic & Organometallic Systems,” 3rd ed., Oxford University Press, NY, 2007.
 
 


Structure and Physical Methods

A.F. Wells, “Models in Structural Inorganic Chemistry,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1970. 

A.F. Wells, “Structural Inorganic Chemistry,” 5th ed., Oxford University Press, NY, 1984 (reprinted 2013, Oxford Classic Texts/Physical, ISBN 978-0199657636).

R.V. Parish, “NMR, NQR, EPR, & Mössbauer Spectroscopy in Inorganic Chemistry,” Ellis Horwood, NY, 1990.

E.A.V. Ebsworth, D.W.H. Rankin, and S. Cradock, “Structural Methods in Inorganic Chemistry,” 2nd ed., CRC Press, FL, 1991.

P.J. Hore, “Nuclear Magnetic Resonance,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1995.

L.M. Harwood and T.D.W. Claridge, “Introduction to Organic Spectroscopy,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1997. 

G. Attard and C. Barnes, “Surfaces,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1998. 

A.K. Brisdon, “Inorganic Spectroscopic Methods,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1998.

J. Iggo, “NMR Spectroscopy in Inorganic Chemistry,” Oxford University Press, NY, 2000.

A.F. Orchard, “Magnetochemistry,” Oxford University Press, NY, 2003.

R.J. Anderson, D.J.  Bendell, and P.W. Groundwater, “Organic Spectroscopic Analysis,”  Royal Society of Chemistry, London, 2004.

W. Henderson and J.S. McIndoe, “Mass Spectrometry of Inorganic and Organometallic Compounds,” Wiley, NY, 2005 (Inorganic Chemistry: A Wiley Textbook Series).

U. Müller, “Inorganic Structural Chemistry,” 2nd ed., Wiley/Interscience, NY, 2007 (Inorganic Chemistry: A Wiley Textbook Series).

R.A. Scott, Ed., “Applications of Physical Methods to Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry,” Wiley, NY, 2008.

J.P. Fackler, Jr. and L. Falvello, Eds., “Techniques in Inorganic Chemistry,” CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2010.

D.W.H. Rankin, N.W. Mitzel, and C.A. Morrison, “Structural Methods in Molecular Inorganic Chemistry,” Wiley, NY, 2013.
 
 

Symmetry & Group Theory

P.B. Dorian, “Symmetry in Inorganic Chemistry,” Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, 1965.

H.H. Jaffé and M. Orchin, “Symmetry in Chemistry,” Wiley, NY, 1967 (Dover;  2002).

L.H. Hall, “Group Theory & Symmetry,” McGraw-Hill, NY, 1969.

D.S. Urch, “Orbitals & Symmetry,” Penguin Books, Baltimore, MD, 1970.

J.P. Fackler, Jr., “Symmetry in Coordination Chemistry,” Academic Press, NY, 1971.

M. Orchin and H.H. Jaffé, “Symmetry, Orbitals & Spectra,” Wiley/Interscience, NY, 1971.

I. Bernal, W.C. Hamilton, and J.S. Ricci, “Symmetry: Stereoscopic Guide for Chemists,” W.H. Freeman, San Francisco, CA, 1972.

J.D. Donaldson and S.D. Ross, “Symmetry & Stereochemistry,” Wiley/Halsted, NY, 1972.

D.M. Bishop, “Group Theory and Chemistry,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1973 (Dover;  1993).

J. Rosen, “Symmetry Discovered: Concepts and Applications in Nature and Science,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1975 (Dover;  1998).

A. Vincent, “Molecular Symmetry & Group Theory,” Wiley, NY, 1977.

D.C. Harris and M.D. Bertolucci, “Symmetry and Spectroscopy,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1978 (Dover;  1989).

R.L. Flurry, Jr., “Symmetry Groups: Theory & Applications,” Prentice Hall, NJ, 1980.

F.A. Cotton, “Chemical Applications of Group Theory,” 3rd ed., Wiley/Interscience, NY, 1990.

E. Heilbronner and J.D. Dunitz, “Reflections on Symmetry,” VCH, NY, 1993.

I. Hargittai and M. Hargittai, “Symmetry Through the Eyes of a Chemist,” 2nd ed., Plenum Press, NY, 1995.

J. Rosen, “Symmetry in Science: An Introduction to the General Theory,” Springer-Verlag, NY, 1995.

P.R. Bunker and P. Jensen, “Molecular Symmetry and Spectroscopy,” NRC Research Press, Ottawa, 1998.

R.L. Carter, “Molecular Symmetry and Group Theory,” Wiley, NY, 1998.

M. Ladd, “Symmetry and Group Theory in Chemistry,” Wiley/Chichester/Albion, NY, 1998.

P.H. Walton, “Beginning Group Theory for Chemistry,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1998.

Y. Öhrn, “Elements of Molecular Symmetry,” Wiley/Interscience, NY, 2000.

J.S. Ogden, “Introduction to Molecular Symmetry,” Oxford University Press, NY, 2001.

A. Vincent, “Molecular Symmetry & Group Theory,” 2nd ed., Wiley, NY, 2001.

A.M. Lesk, “Introduction to Symmetry and Group Theory for Chemists,” Kluwer, Boston, MA, 2004.

K.C. Molloy, “Group Theory for Chemists: Fundamental Theory and Applications,” Horwood, NY, 2004.

P.R. Bunker and P. Jensen, “Fundamentals of Molecular Symmetry,” Institute of Physics Publishing, Philadelphia, 2005.

S.F.A. Kettle, “Symmetry and Structure: Readable Group Theory for Chemists,” 3rd ed., Wiley, NY, 2008.

D. Willock, “Molecular Symmetry,” Wiley, NY, 2009.

I. Hargittai and M. Hargittai, “Symmetry Through the Eyes of a Chemist,” 3rd ed., Plenum Press, NY, 2010.

M. Ladd, “Symmetry of Crystals and Molecules,” Oxford University Press, NY, 2014.

K. Fajans, “Degrees of Polarity & Mutual Polarization of Ions in the Molecules of Alkali Fluorides, SrO, and BaO,” Structure and Bonding, 3, 88-105 (1967).

M. Orchin and H.H. Jaffé, “Symmetry, Point Groups, & Character Tables.  Part I,” J. Chem. Educ., 47, 246-252 (1970).

M. Orchin and H.H. Jaffé, “Symmetry, Point Groups, & Character Tables.  Part II,” J. Chem. Educ., 47, 372-377 (1970).

M. Orchin and H.H. Jaffé, “Symmetry, Point Groups, & Character Tables.  Part III,” J. Chem. Educ., 47, 510-516 (1970).

W.-K. Li, “Identification of Molecular Point Groups,” J. Chem. Educ., 70, 485-487 (1993).

R.A. Faltynek, “Group Theory in Advanced Inorganic Chemistry,” J. Chem. Educ., 72, 20-24 (1995).
 
 

Synthesis

H.H. Sisler, “Chemistry in Non-Aqueous Solvents,” Reinhold, NY, 1961.

R.H. Herber, Ed., “Inorganic Isotopic Syntheses,” Benjamin, MA, 1962.

G. Brauer, “Handbook of Preparative Inorganic Chemistry,” 2nd ed., Academic Press, NY: Vol. 1, 1963; Vol. 2, 1965. 

D.M. Adams and J.B. Raynor, “Advanced Practical Inorganic Chemistry,” Wiley, NY, 1965.

W.E. Dasent, “Nonexistent Compounds: Compounds of Low Stability,” Marcel Dekker, NY, 1965.

G. Pass and H. Sutcliffe, “Practical Inorganic Chemistry: Preparations, Reactions & Instrumental Methods,” 2nd ed., Wiley/Halsted, NY, 1974. 

W.L. Jolly, “Synthesis & Characterization of Inorganic Compounds,” Prentice Hall, NJ, 1970. 

A.J. Gordon and R.A. Ford, “The Chemist's Companion: Handbook of Practical Data, Techniques & References,” Wiley, NY, 1972.

H.C. Brown, “Organic Synthses via Boranes,” Wiley, NY, 1975. 

S.G. Davies, “Organotransition Metal Chemistry: Applications to Organic Synthesis,” Pergamon Press, NY, 1982. 

R.J. Angelici, “Synthesis & Technique in Inorganic Chemistry,” 2nd ed., University Science Books, CA, 1986. 

D.F. Shriver and M.A. Drezdzon, “Manipulation of Air-Sensitive Compounds,” 2nd ed., Wiley/Interscience, NY, 1986. 

A.L. Wayda and M.Y. Darensbourg, “Experimental Organometallic Chemistry: A Practicum in Synthesis & Characterization,” American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, 1987 (ACS Symp. Ser., 357). 

P.H. Plesch, “High Vacuum Techniques for Chemical Syntheses & Measurements,” Cambridge University Press, NY, 1989. 

H.J.E. Loewenthal, “Guide for the Perplexed Organic Experimentalist,” 2nd ed., Wiley, NY, 1990. 

Z. Szafran, R.M. Pike, and M.M. Singh, “Microscale Inorganic Chemistry: a Comprehensive Laboratory Experience,” Wiley, NY, 1991. 

S.E. Thomas, “Organic Synthesis: Roles of Boron & Silicon,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1991. 

P.R. Jenkins, “Organometallic Reagents in Synthesis,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1992. 

L.S. Hegedus, “Transition Metals in the Synthesis of Complex Organic Molecules,” University Science Books, CA, 1994. 

J.D. Woollins, Ed., “Inorganic Experiments,” VCH Publishers, NY, 1994. 

W.A. Herrmann, series editor, “Synthetic Methods of Organometallic & Inorganic Chemistry,” Thieme, NY, 1996 (eight volumes).

C.E. Wayne and R.P. Wayne, “Photochemistry,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1996. 

R.J. Errington, “Advanced Practical Inorganic & Metalorganic Chemistry,” Blackie Academic & Professional/Chapman & Hall, London, 1997. 

S. Komiya, Ed., “Synthesis of Organometallic Compounds: A Practical Guide,” Wiley, NY, 1997. 

J.R. Chipperfield, “Nonaqueous Solvents,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1999. 

G.S. Girolami, T.B. Rauchfuss, and R.J. Angelici, “Synthesis & Technique in Inorganic Chemistry,” 3rd ed., University Science Books, CA, 1999. 

J. Tanaka and S.L. Suib, “Experimental Methods in Inorganic Chemistry,” Prentice Hall, NJ, 1999. 

R.D. Archer, “Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers,” Wiley-VCH Publishers, NY, 2001.

M. Schlosser, Ed., “Organometallics in Synthesis,” 2nd ed., Wiley, NY, 2002.

J.D. Woollins, Ed., “Inorganic Experiments,” 2nd ed., Wiley-VCH Publishers, NY, 2003.

G.S. Coyne, “The Laboratory Companion: A Practical Guide to Materials, Equipment, and Technique,” revised ed., Wiley-VCH Publishers, NY, 2006.

T. Gray, “Theo Gray’s Mad Science: Experiments You Can Do at Home-But Probably Shouldn’t,” Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, NY, 2009.

M. Schlosser, Ed., “Organometallics in Synthesis,” 3rd ed., Wiley, NY, 2013 (ISBN 978-0470122174).

W.L. Jolly, Ed., “Preparative Inorganic Reactions,” Wiley/Interscience, NY, Vol. 1-7.

J.J. Eisch and R.B. King, Eds., “Organometallic Syntheses,” Academic Press (Vol. 1)/Elsevier (Vol. 2-4), NY.

J.J. Zuckerman, Ed. (founding) and A.P. Hagen, Ed., “Inorganic Reactions & Methods,” VCH Publishers, NY, Vol. 1-17. 

C.F. Lane and G.W. Kramer, “Handling Air-Sensitive Reagents,” Aldrichim. Acta, 10(1), 11-16 (1977). 

J. Schwartz and J.A. Labinger, “Patterns in Organometallic Chemistry with Application in Organic Synthesis,” J. Chem. Educ., 57, 170-175 (1980). 

G.L. Geoffroy, “Organometallic Photochemistry,” J. Chem. Educ., 60, 861-866 (1983).

G.B. Kauffman, “Discovery of Ferrocene, the First Sandwich Compound,” J. Chem. Educ., 60, 185-186 (1983). 

G.B. Gill and D.A. Whiting, “Guidelines for Handling Air-Sensitive Compounds,” Aldrichim. Acta, 19(2), 31-41 (1986).

S. Trofimenko, “Polypyrazolylborates: Scorpionates,” J. Chem. Educ., 82, 1715-1719 (2005).
 
 

Thermodynamics

B.H. Mahan, “Elementary Chemical Thermodynamics,” Benjamin, NY, 1964.

D.J.G. Ives, “Chemical Thermodynamics: With Special Reference to Inorganic Chemistry,” Macdonald & Co., Ltd., London, 1971.

W.E. Dasent, “Inorganic Energetics,” 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press, NY, 1982. 

D.A. Johnson, “Some Thermodynamic Aspects of Inorganic Chemistry,” 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press, NY, 1982. 

R.G. Compton and G.H.W. Sanders, “Electrode Potentials,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1996. 

A.C. Fisher, “Electrode Dynamics,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1996.

C.M.A. Brett and A.O.M. Brett, “Electroanalysis,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1998. 

A.O.S. Maczek, “Statistical Thermodynamics,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1998.

G. Price, “Thermodynamics of Chemical Processes,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1998. 

J.M. Seddon and J.D. Gale, “Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics,” Royal Society of Chemistry, London, 2001. 

W.E. Dasent, “Non-existent Compounds,” J. Chem. Educ., 40, 131-134 (1963). 

G.J. Moody and J.D.R. Thomas, “Lattice Energy & Chemical Prediction,” J. Chem. Educ., 42, 204-210 (1965). 

S.W. Benson, “Bond Energies,” J. Chem. Educ., 42, 502-518 (1965). 

G.P. Haight, Jr., “Energy Cycles,” J. Chem. Educ., 45, 420-422 (1968). 

J.L. Holm, “Enthalpy Cycles in Inorganic Chemistry,” J. Chem. Educ., 51, 460-463 (1974). 

J.L. Dye, “Alkali Metal Anions,” J. Chem. Educ., 54, 332-339 (1977). 

D.W. Smith, “Ionic Hydration Enthalpies,” J. Chem. Educ., 54, 540-542 (1977). 

F. Rioux, “Simple Calculation of the Lattice Energy of Lithium Hydride,” J. Chem. Educ., 54, 555-556 (1977).

J.L. Dye, “Compounds of Alkali Metal Anions,” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl., 18, 587-598 (1979).

R.A. Jackson, “Bond Dissociation Energies of Group IVB Organometallic Compounds,” J. Organomet. Chem., 166, 17-19 (1979). 

H.D.B. Jenkins and K.P. Thakur, “Reappraisal of Thermochemical Radii for Complex Ions,” J. Chem. Educ., 56, 576-577 (1979). 

G.M. Bodner, “Misuse of Le Chatelier's Principle for the Prediction of the Temperature Dependence of the Solubility of Salts,” J. Chem. Educ., 57, 117-119 (1980). 

P.G. Blake and D.W. Clack, “Cesium Neonide: Molecule or Thermochemical Exercise?,” J. Chem. Educ., 59, 637-639 (1982). 

C.N. Singman, “Atomic Volume & Allotropy of the Elements,” J. Chem. Educ., 61, 137-142 (1984). 

R.J. Tykodi, “Thermodynamics & Reactions in the Dry Way,” J. Chem. Educ., 63, 107-111 (1986).

C.H. Yoder, “Thermodynamic Analysis of Ionic Compounds: Synthetic Applications,” J. Chem. Educ., 63, 232-235 (1986). 

B.D. Sharma, “Allotropes & Polymorphs,” J. Chem. Educ., 64, 404-407 (1987). 

G.H. Purser, “Thermochemical Stability of Ionic Noble Gas Compounds,” J. Chem. Educ., 65, 119-122 (1988). 

D.W. Smith, “Thermochemistry of Catenation in Silanes versus Alkanes,” J. Chem. Educ., 65, 414-415 (1988). 

R.J. Tykodi, “Estimated Thermochemical Properties of Some Noble-Gas Monoxides and Difluorides,” J. Chem. Educ., 65, 981-985 (1988). 

J.B. Holbrook, R. Sabry-Grant, B.C. Smith, and T.V. Tandel, “Lattice Enthalpies of Ionic Halides, Oxides, & Sulfides,” J. Chem. Educ., 67, 304-307 (1990).

R.T. Myers, “Periodicity of Electron Affinity,” J. Chem. Educ., 67, 307-308 (1990). 

A.G. Sharpe, “Solvation of Halide Ions and Its Chemical Significance,” J. Chem. Educ., 67, 309-315 (1990).

T. Solomon, “Standard Enthalpies of Formation of Ions in Solution,” J. Chem. Educ., 68, 41-42 (1991).

D.F.R. Gilson, “Order & Disorder & Entropies of Fusion,” J. Chem. Educ., 69, 23-25 (1992). 

E.C. Lingafelter, “Why Low Melting Does Not Indicate Covalency in MX4 Compounds,” J. Chem. Educ., 70, 98-99 (1993). 

D.W. Smith, “Atomization Enthalpies of Metallic Elemental Substances Using the Semi-Quantitative Theory of Ionic Solids,” J. Chem. Educ., 70, 368-372 (1993).

N.K. Kildahl, “Bond Energy Data Summarized,” J. Chem. Educ., 72, 423-424 (1995). 

T. Thoms, “Periodic Trends for the Entropy of Elements,” J. Chem. Educ., 72, 16 (1995). 

S.J. Hawkes, “Salts are Mostly Not Ionized,” J. Chem. Educ., 73, 421-423 (1996).

R.S. Ochs, “Thermodynamics & Spontaneity,” J. Chem. Educ., 73, 952 (1996). 

R.L. DeKock, “Tendency of Reaction, Electrochemistry & Units,” J. Chem. Educ., 73, 955 (1996). 

R.S. Treptow, “Determination of DH for Reactions of the Born-Haber Cycle,” J. Chem. Educ., 74, 919-922 (1997). 

J.C. Wheeler, “Electron Affinities of the Alkaline Earth Metals and the Sign Convention for Electron Affinity,” J. Chem. Educ., 74, 123-127 (1997).

R.P. Grosso, Jr., J.T. Fermann, and W.J. Vining, “An In-Depth Look at the Madelung Constant for Cubic Crystal Systems,” J. Chem. Educ., 78, 1198-1202 (2001).

M. Laing, “Melting Point, Density and Reactivity of Metals,” J. Chem. Educ., 78, 1054-1058 (2001).

S.J. Blanksby and G.B. Ellison, “Bond Dissociation Energies of Organic Molecules,” Acc. Chem. Res., 36, 255-263 (2003).

P.F. Lang and B.C. Smith, “Ionization Energies of Atoms and Atomic Ions,” J. Chem. Educ., 80, 938-946 (2003).

R. Schmid, “The Noble Gas Configuration: Not the Driving Force but the Rule of the Game in Chemistry,” J. Chem. Educ., 80, 931-937 (2003).

P.S. Matsumoto, “Trends in Ionization Energy of Transition-Metal Elements,” J. Chem. Educ., 82, 1660-1661 (2005).

B. Cordero, V. Gómez, A.E. Paltero-Prats, M. Revés, J. Echeverría, E. Cremades, F.Barragán, and S. Alverez, “Covalent Radii Revisited,” Dalton Trans., 2832-2838 (2008).

M. Mantina, A.C. Chamberlin, R. Valero, C.J. Cramer, and D.G. Truhlar, “Consistent van der Waals Radii for the Whole Main Group,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 113, 5806 (2009).

P.F. Lang and B.C. Smith, “Ionization Energies of the Lanthanides,” J. Chem. Educ., 87, 875-881 (2010).
 
 


X-Ray Crystallography

D.E. Sands, “Introduction to Crystallography,” Benjamin, NY, 1969 (Dover; 1993).

W. Clegg, “Crystal Structure Determination,” Oxford University Press, NY, 1998.

W. Clegg, Ed., “Crystal Structure Analysis: Principles and Practice,” 2nd ed., Oxford University Press, NY, 2009.

D.W. Bennett, “Understanding Single-Crystal X-Ray Crystallography,” Wiley/VCH, NY, 2010.

L. Ooi, “Principles of X-Ray Crystallography,” Oxford University Press, NY, 2010.

W. Borchardt-Ott, “Crystallography: An Introduction,” 3rd ed., Springer-Verlag, NY, 2011.

Y. Waseda, E. Matsubara, and K. Shinoda, “X-Ray Diffraction Crystallography: Introduction, Examples and Solved Problems,” Springer-Verlag, NY, 2011.

C. Hammond, “The Basics of Crystallography and Diffraction,” 4th ed., Oxford University Press, NY, 2015.

G.S. Girolami, “X-Ray Crystallography,” University Science Books, Mill Valley, CA, 2016.

 



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