Biochemistry - Spectroscopy - Discussion

Discussion :: Spectroscopy - Section 1 (Q.No.1)

1. 

Molar absorbtivities of compounds exhibiting charge transfer absorption are

[A]. small
[B]. moderate
[C]. large
[D]. none of these

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Kala said: (Jun 2, 2016)  
Elaborate the given answer.

Kotresha K said: (Jun 25, 2016)  
Why molar absorptivities of compounds exhibiting charge transfer absorption?

Shobhit Tiwari said: (Sep 24, 2016)  
Species that exhibit charge-transfer absorption are of particular importance because their molar absorptivities are very large (max > 10,000). Thus, these complexes provide a highly sensitive means for detecting and determining absorbing species. Complexes exhibit charge transfer absorption are called charge-transfer complexes. In order for a complex to exhibit a charge-transfer spectrum, it is necessary for one of its components to have electron-donor characteristics and for the other component to have electron-acceptor properties. Absorption of radiation then involves the transfer of an electron from the donor to an orbital that is largely associated with the acceptor.

Vineetha said: (Sep 1, 2017)  
Give correct explanation.

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