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Nickel forms a red coloured complex with DMG ( Dimethylglyoxime ). It is known that DMG is a strong ligand and the complex is diamagnetic. What is the reason for the bright red coloured complex ?

Nickel forms a red coloured complex with DMG (Dimethylglyoxime).
It is known that DMG is a strong ligand and the complex is diamagnetic.
What is the reason for the bright red coloured complex ?

Grade:12

1 Answers

Beenu Mathew
533 Points
6 years ago
HI,
good question...
i think the same phenomenon is found in KMnO4...and Cu2O etc...
(IE)DUE TO CHARGE TRANSFER TRANSITIONS..

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