Direct observation of molecular orbital mixing in a solvated organometallic complex

Edlira Suljoti, Raul Garcia-Diez, Sergey I. Bokarev, Kathrin M. Lange, Roland Schoch, Brian Dierker, Marcus Dantz, Kenji Yamamoto, Nicholas Engel, Kaan Atak, Oliver Kühn, Matthias Bauer, Jan Erik Rubensson, Emad F. Aziz

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Abstract

Fundamental processes: Charge donation/backdonation in the [Fe(CO) 5] molecule in solution was measured by resonant inelastic X-ray scattering. This method can be used to selectively probe the electronic structure at each atom in the iron-carbonyl bond.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9841-9844
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume52
Issue number37
DOIs
StatePublished - 9 Sep 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • X-ray spectroscopy
  • backdonation
  • organometallic complexes
  • resonant inelastic X-ray scattering

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