W2013CHM2311 Part 4d Notes

Any orbital that remains in its original posi0on but

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Unformatted text preview: esul0ng representa0on. ⤷  any orbital that remains in its original posi0on – e.g., a p- orbital that maintains its posi0on and direc0on (sign) – contributes 1 to the resul0ng representa0on. ⤷  any orbital that remains in its original posi0on but changes direc0on (e.g., a p- orbital with the signs of its lobes reversed) contributes - 1 to the resul0ng representa0on MO Diagrams for Polyatomic Molecules Step 5: Iden0fy the atomic orbitals of the central atom that have the same symmetry (i.e., the same irreducible representa0on) as those found in Step 4. Step 6: Combine...
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