Shefacukchemistryorbitron instructions part 3 for each

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Unformatted text preview: nstructions: (Part 3) For each allowed combination, add one of the following labels (σs, σs*, σp, σp*, σs/p, σs/p*, !y, !y*, !z, !z*) where * denotes an antibonding interaction. x Follow A Convention Bring the orbitals together by moving them along their positive x-axes. Rotate atom 2 by 180˚ about the z axis (or the y axis) Why this convention? Simply for a convenient result; namely, by following this convention, orbitals of the same phase will produce bonding MOs while orbitals of the opposite phase will produce antibonding MOs. 2s+2s = σs 2s-2s =...
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2014 for the course CHEM 232 taught by Professor Miller during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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