benzenenodalplanes

benzenenodalplanes - Delocalized Bonding and Resonance...

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Delocalized Bonding and Resonance Structures O 3 Lewis Structures O O O OO O + + + + + + + + + + nodes anti-bonding non-bonding bonding delocalized molecular orbital Note the qualitative similarity between the MO states and the particle in a box states This qualitative similarity is the reason we used PIB to understand resonance earlier
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+ + + + + + + + + + + ring of electron density above and below + + + + + + + + + no nodes How do we know that this molecular orbital picture is right?
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