Configurations of M(L-L)3 complexes

Cobalt oxalate [Co(ox)3]3- complex

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Chiral octahedral complexes, with chelating ligands can have two different configurations (as shown above). Δ (delta) is used to indicate clockwise rotation of the helix. While Λ (lambda) is used to indicate anticlockwise rotation of the helix.

 

 

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