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Hypervalency

General

P Pyykko, Strong closed-shell interactions in inorganic chemistry, CR 97, 597 (1997)

H A Bent, Structural chemistry of donor-acceptor interactions, CR 68, 587 (1968)

Hypervalency

Wikipedia: hypervalent, 3c-4e


R J Gillespie, B Silvi, The octet rule and hypervalence: two misunderstood concepts, Coordination Chem Rev 233, 53 (2002)

Chemistry of hypervalent compounds, ed Akiba K (Wiley, 1999)

E Magnusson, Hypercoordinate molecules of second-row elements: d functions or d orbitals?, JACS 112, 7940 (1990)

Back-bonding

Charge-transfer complex (Wikipedia)


I Haiduc, Secondary bonding, Encyclopedia of Supramolecular Chemistry v.2, 1215 (2004)

G A Landrum, R Hoffmann, Secondary bonding between chalcogens or pnicogens and halogens, Angew Chem Int Ed 37, 1887 (1998)

N W Alcock, Secondary bonding to nonmetallic elements, Advances in Inorganic Chemistry 15, 1 (1972)


J Moilanen, C Ganesamoorthy, M S Balakrishna, H M Tuononen, Weak interactions between trivalent pnictogen centers: computational analysis of bonding in dimers X3E...EX3 (E = Pnictogen, X = Halogen), Inorg Chem 48, 6740 (2009)

C Bleiholder, R Gleiter, D B Werz, H Koppel, Theoretical investigations on heteronuclear chalcogen-chalcogen interactions: on the nature of weak bonds between chalcogen centers, Inorg Chem 46, 2249 (2007)

J Starbuck, N C Norman, A G Orpen, Secondary bonding as a potential design element for crystal engineering, New J Chem 23, 969 (1999)

K W Klinkhammer, P Pyykko, Ab initio interpretation of the closed-shell intermolecular E...E attraction in dipnicogen (H2E-EH2)2 and dichalcogen (HE-EH)2 hydride model dimers, Inorg Chem 34, 4134 (1995)

Hydrogen bonds

G Gilli, P Gilli, The Nature of the Hydrogen Bond: Outline of a Comprehensive Hydrogen Bond Theory (OUP, 2009)


Buckingham A D, Del Bene J E, McDowell S A C, The hydrogen bond, CPL 463, 1 (2008)

Sobczyk L, Grabowski S J, Krygowski T M, Interrelation between H-bond and pi-electron delocalization, CR 105, 3513 (2005)

Metal coordination

J Li, B E Bursten, B Liang, L Andrews, Noble gas-actinide compounds: complexation of the CUO molecule by Ar, Kr, and Xe atoms in noble gas matrices, Science 295, 2242 (2002)