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121_Additional_MOTheory - MO Energy Diagrams O 2 3 MO...

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8/21/2010 1 Bonding: Critical and Confusing Concepts Pictures from http://www.grandinetti.org/Teaching/Chem121/Lectu res/Hybridization/ Operated by Phillip Grandinetti of The Ohio State University Constructive and Destructive Interference: WAVES This PARTIAL constructive and destructive interference is what happens in Molecular orbitals.
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8/21/2010 2 Constructive and Destructive Interference: Wavefunctions High Probability
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Unformatted text preview: MO Energy Diagrams: O 2 8/21/2010 3 MO Energy Diagrams: F 2 Hybrid Orbitals • BF 3 : – Trigonal Planar Geometry – Electron configuration of B – 2s 2 2p 1 – All valence electrons in s and p orbitals: Is it possible for the s and p orbitals shown above to form 3 equivalent bonds? NO. How then, do 3 equal bonds form? HYBRIDIZATION! 8/21/2010 4 Hybridization: sp2...
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2010 for the course CHEM 121 taught by Professor Wyzlouzil during the Summer '07 term at Ohio State.

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