MO Diagrams

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MO Diagrams

Postby 904475052_ » Sat Oct 31, 2015 9:43 pm

How does the energy difference between smaller nuclear charge gets smaller in MO Diagrams?

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Re: MO Diagrams

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Nov 01, 2015 5:34 pm

The s and p states (subshells) are different, and the larger the nuclear charge the larger the energy difference between the s and p states within a given shell.

Therefore the opposite occurs for decreasing nuclear charge.

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