Lecture 14: Molecular Orbital Theory
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I. Linear combination of atomic orbitals (LCAO)
A. Molecular orbitals (MOs)
B. Bonding orbital
C. Antibonding orbital
D. Electron configurations
1. Example 1: H2
2. Example 2: He2
E. Bond Order
II. MOs formed by LCAO
A. MOs formed by LCAO – 2s
1. Example 1: Li2
2. Example 2: Be2
B. Bonding MOs formed by LCAO – 2px and 2py
1. Example 1: B2
2. Example 2: C2
C. Bonding MO formed by LCAO – 2pz
D. Antibonding MO formed by LCAO – 2px and 2py
E. Antibonding MO formed by LCAO – 2pz
III. Molecular Orbital Theory: Heteronuclear Diatomics
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