Recitation session six

Recitation session six - Also take into account mixing...

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Recitation session six Draw and discuss a molecular orbital diagram for the following species: N 2 , N 2 + , CO, O 2 , O 2 + , O 2 2- , B 2 , LiF What is the bond order? What is the HOMO, the LUMO? Is the molecule polar? Is it diamagnetic or paramagnetic? Make sure you take into account differences in electronegativity.
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Unformatted text preview: Also take into account mixing between σ(2s) and σ(2p): for elements nitrogen and lighter it puts the σ(2p) above the π(2p). Heavier elements have the MO’s in the usual order....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course CH 101 taught by Professor Bigham during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.

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