Photophysics and photochemistry of mercury complexes

Horst Kunkely, Otto Horváth, Arnd Vogler

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Abstract

The absorption and emission spectra as well as the photochemistry of mercury and various mercury compounds in solution are reviewed. Special attention is paid to atomic mercury, the clusters Hg2+2, Hg2+3, Hg4+3, and a variety of Hg(II) complexes of the type HgX2, HgX-3 and HgX2-4 with X = halide or organometallic fragment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-93
Number of pages9
JournalCoordination Chemistry Reviews
Volume159
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1997

Keywords

  • Mercury clusters
  • Mercury compounds
  • Organometallic fragment
  • Photochemistry
  • Photophysics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry

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