3credit(s)Writing Intensive Synthesis and characterization of organic and inorganic compounds, including such species as metal coordination complexes, organometallics, hydrides, and compounds containing elements in unusual oxidation states. Modern preparative techniques may include ion-exchange, high vacuum, high and low temperature, inert atmosphere, and chromatography. Synthesized compounds are analyzed by physical and chemical methods. Two three-hour laboratory periods in addition to lecture. Prerequisite(s): CH 226 and CH 231. Laboratory fee.