Second row Molecules

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Second row Molecules

Postby sid bauer » Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:16 pm

Why does the order of Molecular Orbital energies change as they cross the second row diatomic?

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Re: Second row Molecules

Postby Chem_Mod » Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:42 pm

Because of increasing nuclear charge and the effect it has on the s and p splitting energy.

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