MO theory and Bond Order

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JAC_2016
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MO theory and Bond Order

Postby JAC_2016 » Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:44 pm

Why is He2 not a stable molecule?

Jasmine Cha 1A
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Re: MO theory and Bond Order

Postby Jasmine Cha 1A » Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:45 pm

He2 is not stable because if you calculate the bond order it would be 1/2(2-2) = 0, meaning it's extremely unstable.


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