Valence Bond Theory

  • J. Goodisman


In this chapter, we build on the ideas developed in our treatment of H2 (Sections 8.3–8.5). We will not be able to do much in the way of complete calculations, for which there should be no regrets. Rather, we try to generalize the results for H2 to other systems in a semi-intuitive way.


Wave Function Lone Pair Atomic Orbital Hybrid Orbital Bond Axis 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Goodisman
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  1. 1.Syracuse UniversitySyracuseUSA

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