Professor Sylvia Ceyer covers crystal field theory in both the tetrahedral case and the square planar case. The discussion then moves to the spectrochemical series and strong/weak field ligands. A conversation on magnetism, both paramagnetic and diamagnetic, in transition metals concludes the lecture.
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