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How to build Bridges by Molecular Orbital-Valence Bond Theory: The Structures of A2X4 Molecules

  • Nicolaos Demetrios Epiotis
Part of the Lecture Notes in Chemistry book series (LNC, volume 34)

Abstract

A2X4 molecules with ten valence electrons, assuming that the X ligands are monovalent groups, have a choice of adopting one of the following two “extreme” geometries: A planar, D2h, or, a perpendicular, D2d, conformation.

Keywords

Lone Pair Core Hole Vacant Orbital Core Excitation Ligand Fragment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicolaos Demetrios Epiotis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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