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Half filled valence bond model 1s h h 1s in phase

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Unformatted text preview: H H 1s in-phase overlap of two half-filled hydrogen 1s orbitals H H σ bond of H2 bond Valence Bond Model σ Bond: orbitals overlap along internuclear axis internuclear Cross section of orbital perpendicular to Cross internuclear axis is a circle. internuclear H H Valence Bond Model of H2 Figure 2.4(a) The 1s orbitals of two separated hydrogen Figure atoms are far apart. Essentially no interaction. Each electron is associated with a single proton. electron Valence Bond Model of H2 Figure 2.4(b) As the hydrogen atoms approach each other,...
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