PřF:C9888 ModernTrendsInorg - Course Information
C9888 Modern Trends in Inorganic ChemistryFaculty of Science
- Extent and Intensity
- 1/0/0. 1 credit(s). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: k (colloquium).
- prof. RNDr. Jiří Pinkas, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Zdeněk Moravec, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Aleš Stýskalík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- prof. RNDr. Jiří Pinkas, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry - Chemistry Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: prof. RNDr. Jiří Pinkas, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Chemistry - Chemistry Section - Faculty of Science
- C4010 Inorganic Chemistry III
Thorough knowledge of Inorganic Chemistry, Coordination Chemistry, Inorganic Materials Chemistry, and Organometallic Chemistry is expected in order to be able to follow advanced topics covered in this course.
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- Course objectives
- This course Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry is specifically prepared for doctoral students in Inorganic Chemistry. It will aim to provide current knowledge and state-of-the-art in different fields of inorganic chemistry. The course will cover advanced topics of current research and it will broaden student knowledge gained in courses of Inorganic Chemistry, Coordination Chemistry, Inorganic Materials Chemistry, and Organometallic Chemistry.
- Learning outcomes
- After attending this course, students will be able to:
- understand current major trends in research in following areas:
Main Group Compounds
Transition Metal Complexes
Inorganic Materials Chemistry
Spectroscopic Methods employed in Inorganic Chemistry
- recognize important work of research and discoveries in current literature
- apply gained knowledge in his/her dissertation work
- prepare a short research proposal
- 1. Main Group Compounds. New compounds with unusual oxidation states, bonding situations and coordination environments. High-energy compounds. Compounds of rare gasses. Chemistry of superacids and superbases.
- 2. Transition Metal Complexes. Complexes with pincer ligands, polynuclear complexes, chiral complexes. Coordination polymers. Molecules with multiple metal-metal bonds.
- 3. Inorganic Materials. Materials for energy generation and storage. Materials for as adsorption and sieving, zeolites, micro, meso, macro porous materials, hierarchical materials, MOFs.
- 4. Advanced Spectroscopic Methods. NMR and EPR spectroscopy of transition metal complexes. Vibrational spectroscopy.
- 5. Magnetic Materials. Magnetochemistry. Spin crossovers. Spin frustration. Molecular magnets. Spintronics.
- 6. Transition Metals in Catalysis. Oxidation, hydrogenation, carbonylation, polymerization, isomerization. Metallocene catalysis. Solid acid catalysts.
- 7. Complexes of Unusual Ligands. Macrocyclic ligands, cavitands, rotaxenes, helicates.
- 8. Medicinal and Diagnostic Applications of Metal Complexes. New Pt a Ru compounds in cancer therapy. Contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging.
- Teaching methods
- Lectures, reading assignments, presentations, research proposal
- Assessment methods
- Grading of student presentations, research proposals, final oral examination.
- Language of instruction
- Further Comments
- The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.