W2013CHM2311 Part 4a Notes

They are the solu0ons to the wave equa0on for

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Unformatted text preview: hout the molecule. H H H C H Lewis H C H VSEPR H H C VB Theory MO Theory Molecular Orbital Bonding Models General ProperBes: ⤷  Molecular orbitals (MO) are similar in many ways to atomic orbitals (AO). They are the solu0ons to the wave equa0on for molecules. ⤷  Exact solu0ons to the wave equa0ons for molecules are difficult to find (e.g. dealing with e ­ ­e ­ interac0ons), but several methods of finding approximate solu0ons exist. The Schrodinger equa?on revisited… e1 ra1 Ha r12 ra2 rb2 e2 rb1 ȹ 1 −h 1 1 1 1 1 ȹ 2 2 [∇1 + ∇1 ] + e 2 ȹ − − − − + + ȹ 8π 2 m ȹ ra1 rb1 ra 2 rb2 r12 R Ⱥ Kine?c Energy R Hb + Poten?al Energy Molecular Orbital Bonding Models General ProperBes: ⤷  Molecular orbitals (MO) are similar in many ways to atomic orbitals (AO). They are the solu0ons to the wave equa0on for molecules. ⤷  Exact...
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