Lewis acids & bases

BrØnsted and Lowry independently put forward their acid-base theory based on proton transfer in 1923. In the same year Gilbert Lewis from the United States of America. proposed an even more encompassing theory by extending it to the movement of pairs of electrons. Lewis bases are able to donate a non-bonding pair of electrons to form a coordinate bond with a Lewis acid which is itself deficient in electrons. It is worth...


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