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Unformatted text preview: empty orbital ( σ *) of the other C—H bond. As shown below, this interaction is stabilizing, and it only exists in the staggered form. C C H H H H σ σ∗ σ σ∗ Here is the destabilizing interaction in the eclipsed form: C C H H H H σ σ...
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2010 for the course CHEM orgo taught by Professor Jones during the Fall '10 term at NYU.
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