Li has three a full 1s shell and one electron in the

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Unformatted text preview: n electron from the diagram on p. 91 of the textbook we have He2+, with two bonding electrons and only one anti- bonding electron. The bond order is one half. He2+ does exist. energy 2 half filled antibonding orbital 1s He2+ (with one electron in antibonding orbital) 1s filled bonding orbital Solutions for Chapter 4 –Structure of Molecules PROBLEM 4 Construct an MO diagram for LiH and suggest what type of bond it might...
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