Sigma bonds

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Marsenne Cabral 1A
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Sigma bonds

Postby Marsenne Cabral 1A » Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:34 pm

What do sigma bonds look like on an orbital?

Marcela Udave 1F
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Re: Sigma bonds

Postby Marcela Udave 1F » Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:56 pm

They go head to head.

Shash Khemka 1K
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Re: Sigma bonds

Postby Shash Khemka 1K » Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:15 pm

Sigma bonds can either have an S-S orbital bond, S-P orbital bond, or P-P orbital bond. They connect and overlap end-to-end. The S-S orbital bond looks like a Venn Diagram, the S-P orbital bond looks like a circle overlapping one portion of a dumbbell, and the P-P orbital bond looks like two dumbbells overlapping just by their tips.


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[Drawing on the right is of Pi Bond]

Anmol_cheema_2F
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Re: Sigma bonds

Postby Anmol_cheema_2F » Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:37 pm

Sigma bonds overlap side by side.

Elle_Mendelson_2K
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Re: Sigma bonds

Postby Elle_Mendelson_2K » Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:39 pm

Sigma bonds are about the internuclear axis and overlap on top of one another (like two pancakes) whereas pi bonds interlap side to side like (two vertical rods)

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Re: Sigma bonds

Postby sarahartzell1k » Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:28 am

Sigma bonds overlap on top of each other.

Emily Ng_4C
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Re: Sigma bonds

Postby Emily Ng_4C » Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:00 pm

Sigma bonds are when two orbitals bond at one point, while pi bonds are when two orbitals bond at two points.


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