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In the case of neutral ligands, such as water and ammonia, dipolar charge separations are considered. The central point in this theory is the effect of the symmetry of the arrangement of ligands on the energy of the d orbitals of a central metal atom. Imagine a cube with a metal ion occupying its centre and a Cartesian system of xyz-axes going through it. There are five d orbitals for the metal ion: two aligned along the principle axes hence referred to as dz2 and dx2 Ày2 and three distributed between the axes and hence referred to as dxy, dxz, dyz.
Displacement of water molecules by multidentate ligands results in more stable complexes than similar systems with none or fewer chelates. Such enhanced stability, referred to as the chelate effect, is due to a favourable entropic contribution irrespective of the associated enthalpy changes. , released nonchelating ligands, usually water, from the coordination sphere of the metal ion. The chelate effect decreases in magnitude with increasing size of the chelate ring. The complexing capacity of chelators is best expressed by using the pM4 where M is the central metal ion.
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