Shweta Thakur posted an Question
August 20, 2021 • 17:54 pm 30 points
  • IIT JAM
  • Chemistry (CY)

Please explain that why ph3 is strong ligand than nh3 but nh3 is better donor than ph3

please explain that why ph3 is strong ligand than NH3 but NH3 is better than ph3

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  • Aman kumar best-answer

    PH3 IS A STRONG LIGAND BECAUSE IT IS AN PIE ACCEPTOR LIGAND PHOSPHORUS HAS VACANT d-Orbital so it is an strong field Ligand . while NH3 is an sigma donar Ligand . Ammonia is a better donar because its electron density is concentrated while as of PH3 its dispersed .

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