C1403.2006.Week_Ten

C1403.2006.Week_Ten - Chemiluminescence fire fly glow worm...

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Unformatted text preview: Chemiluminescence fire fly glow worm Luciferin + ATP + oxygen Produces light from an excited state in the decay process of an intermediate peroxide Chemiluminescence Luciferin + ATP + oxygen Produces light from an excited state in the decay process of an intermediate peroxide Chemiluminescence Luciferin + ATP + oxygen Produces light from an excited state in the decay process of an intermediate peroxide Bonding Theories • Molecular Orbital Theory – There are orbitals in molecules that are equivalent to orbitals in atoms. • That is, a molecular orbital is not much different from an atomic orbital. – Molecular orbitals arise from linear combination of atomic orbitals (LCAO-MO) – Fundamental assumption: • The pair of electrons involved in bonding lies in an orbital that is spread - DELOCALIZED - over more than one atomic nucleus Molecular Orbital Theory Wave function for the hydrogen molecular orbital (MO) represented by linear combination of two atomic orbitals (AO) for the separated H atoms: !!...
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C1403.2006.Week_Ten - Chemiluminescence fire fly glow worm...

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