ORGO worksheet 6

ORGO worksheet 6 - TA if you are right(d construct the proper MOs for linear BeH 2(e order the bonding and nonbonding MOs in energy There is a

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Problem 6, Chemistry 301X-2006 Construct the molecular orbitals (MOs) for linear BeH 2 from H 2 and the AOs for Be. We suggest the following protocol: (a) how many MOs will there be? (b) show the orbitals of H 2 and Be that you will use in your construction. (c) order these building block orbitals in energy. Remember that at this level of “theory” you will only have to interact the orbitals closest in energy. You might stop right here and ask a
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Unformatted text preview: TA if you are right. (d) construct the proper MOs for linear BeH 2 . (e) order the bonding and nonbonding MOs in energy. There is a machine, called an EPR spectrometer, that can detect (”see”) unpaired electron spin. Would the EPR spectrometer see unpaired spin in: neutral BeH 2 ? + BeH 2 ? – BeH 2 ? Explain....
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course CHEM CHEM-UA taught by Professor Jones during the Fall '11 term at NYU.

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