International Tables for Crystallography

Typical interatomic distances: organometallic compounds and coordination complexes of the d- and f-block metals
A. G. Orpen, L. Brammer, F. H. Allen, D. G. Watson and R. Taylor. International Tables for Crystallography (2006). Vol. C, ch. 9.6, pp. 812-896  [ doi:10.1107/97809553602060000622 ]


Statistics, including averages, for lengths of metal–ligand bonds are reported, together with some intraligand distances, for complexes of the d- and f-block metals. Mean values are presented for 325 different bond types involving metal atoms bonded to H, B, C, N, O, F, Si, P, S, Cl, As, Se, Br, Te or I atoms of the ligands.

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International Tables for Crystallography is the definitive resource and reference work for crystallography. The series consists of nine volumes and comprises articles and tables of data relevant to crystallographic research and to applications of crystallographic methods in all sciences concerned with the structure and properties of materials.