Unformatted text preview: • Know the types of hybridization and some of the molecules in which these occur: sp 3 , sp 2 , sp, dsp 3 , d 2 sp 3 . That is, describe the structure of a molecule in terms of hybrid orbitals and sigma and pi bonds. • Describe how atomic orbitals combine to form molecular orbitals. • Describe the molecular orbitals for homonuclear diatomic molecules. • Know how to calculate bond order using a molecular orbital energy-level diagram. • Distinguish between diamagnetism and paramagnetism using the molecular orbital model. • With respect to electron transitions that give rise to a UV or visible absorption spectrum: understand the difference between e- transitions in atomic orbitals (atomic spectroscopy) and e- transitions in molecular orbitals (molecular spectroscopy, HOMO → LUMO)....
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This note was uploaded on 06/15/2009 for the course CHEMISTRY 14A taught by Professor Lavelle during the Spring '09 term at Mt. SAC.
- Spring '09