Theg-tensor theory of low-spind5 configuration in octahedral fields having axial (tetragonal or trigonal) and rhombic distorsions is summarised. Illustrations taken from literature concern the following ruthenium(III) species: Ru(H2O)63+ (trigonal), Ru(bpy)33+ (trigonal), the Creutz-Taube cation (axial + rhombic) and RuCl2(HL) (L) (axial + rhombic: HL = isonitrosoketone). The rationalisation of distorsion parameters in terms of bonding is considered.
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