Splitting Energy

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Splitting Energy

Postby Milind_Vasudev_2H » Thu Nov 03, 2016 4:06 pm

What is splitting energy and how does it relate to atomic orbitals?

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Re: Splitting Energy

Postby Justin_Yi_1J » Thu Nov 03, 2016 7:09 pm

Splitting energy is the difference in energy between the bonding and antiboding states. It is represented by the distance between the two states in the MO diagrams.

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Re: Splitting Energy

Postby Natassia Dunn 3G » Thu Nov 03, 2016 10:57 pm

Do we ever need to know how to calculate the exact difference in energy? Or just understand that one is lower/higher than the other?

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