metal to ligand charge transfer (MLCT) transition
An electronic transition of a metal complex that corresponds to excitation populating an @ET07026@ in which considerable @E02011@ from the metal to a ligand has occurred.
See also:
ligand to metal charge transfer transition
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2254 [Terms] [Paper]