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Unformatted text preview: D. A. Evans, T. B. Dunn Conjugated pi systems
6 p-orbitals Chem 206 antibonding 4 p-orbitals
3 p-orbitals 2 p-orbitals
!3 "# 5 p-orbitals !4 !3 C nonbonding !2 nonbonding C !2
" !1 !1 bonding There are no nodal planes in the most stable bonding MO. With each higher MO, one additional nodal plane is added. The more nodes, the higher the orbital energy. ...
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- Spring '08
- Organic chemistry