Table 3

Complex formation energies (kcal/mol) for selected formal reactions

Reaction −ΔE (kcal)
Ca2+ + O(PO3)2 4− → [Ca{O(PO3)2}]2− 865.951
Ca2+ + (PO3)3 3−→ [Ca(PO3)3] 637.331
Ca2+ + O(PO3)3 5−→ [Ca{O(PO3)3}]3− 982.342