Jahn-Teller distortions.

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Jahn-Teller distortions.

Postby Jordan Y4D » Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:44 pm

With respect to the jahn-teller effect, how might ionizing a benzene ring warp the hexagonal structure?

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Re: Jahn-Teller distortions.

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:03 pm

You do not need to know about the Jahn-Teller effect, that has to do with advanced molecular orbital theory and exceeds the scope of the course.

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