If you like us, please share us on social media.
The latest UCD Hyperlibrary newsletter is now complete, check it out.
A complex ion has a metal ion at its center with a number of other molecules or ions surrounding it. These can be considered to be attached to the central ion by co-ordinate (dative covalent) bonds and in some cases, the bonding is actually more complicated than that. The molecules or ions surrounding the central metal ion are called ligands.
An NSF funded Project