Delocalized pi bonds  [ENDORSED]


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Katie 1E
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Delocalized pi bonds

Postby Katie 1E » Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:46 pm

Is a delocalized pi bond basically a hybridized bond, or in other words a double bond in a resonance structure that is hybridized over multiple bonds? What would be an example of a localized pi bond?

Ishan Saha 1L
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Re: Delocalized pi bonds

Postby Ishan Saha 1L » Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:53 pm

A localized pi bond occurs when there is only 1 pi bond between two atoms and the molecule has no resonance structures.

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Re: Delocalized pi bonds  [ENDORSED]

Postby Radha Patel 1D » Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:10 pm

When a shared electron pair is delocalized, it cannot be pinned to one atom in the molecule. It is shared over the whole molecule because of its resonance (blend of structures).


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