Synopses & Reviews
This is an up-to-date and comprehensive work that presents various kinds of reversible color changes of inorganic coordination compounds due to changes in the chemical and physical surrounding conditions. Graduate students and young chemists starting out on their research, as well as scientists trying to synthesize and characterize new colored coordinate materials will find this a uniquely essential text.
Table of Contents
General Introduction.- Origin of Color of Inorganic Materials (coordination compounds).- What is Chromotropism?- Thermochromism.- Solvatochromism.- Piezochromism.- Photochromism.- Electrochromism.- Application to Inorganic Materials.- Conclusion.