Ch_322a_1.09

Ch_322a_1.09 - antibonding MO is formed an in-phase bonding...

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Molecular Orbitals The Hydrogen Atom H . 1s atomic orbital the sign of ! 1s may positive or negative or
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The Hydrogen Molecule H-H H . + H . H-H (1s AO) (1s AO) The signs of the combining wave functions of the 1s atomic orbitals may be the same (in-phase) or opposite (out-of-phase). + out-of-phase combination in-phase combination node an out-of-phase
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Unformatted text preview: antibonding MO is formed an in-phase bonding MO is formed + 1s 1s 1s 1s ! " MO antibonding ! MO bonding Energy Changes H . H . H-H atomic state atomic state molecular state energy ! 1s ! 1s ! " #$ antibonding ! MO bonding out-of-phase combination in-phase combination lowest energy electronic state for H 2...
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This note was uploaded on 07/22/2009 for the course CHEM 322AL taught by Professor Jung during the Summer '07 term at USC.

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Ch_322a_1.09 - antibonding MO is formed an in-phase bonding...

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