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Hybrid orbitals.
« on: July 28, 2005, 09:55:01 AM »
I just want to consult on something.

Consider a bond formed by the overlapping of following orbitals.

1.s-s
2.sp-sp
3.sp2-sp2
4.sp3-sp3
5.p-p

Now if we eliminate rest of the factors.Then which overlap will make the strongest bond.Is it sp3-sp3 due to better overlapping of most directional hybrid orbitals?am i correct?

And which is the weakest overlap.Is it in s-s overlap.

Can anyone provide me the link showing the Overlapping of hybrid orbitals.

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Re:Hybrid orbitals.
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2005, 12:53:23 PM »
The more s-character in the bond the stronger it will be.
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Re:Hybrid orbitals.
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2005, 03:26:58 PM »
Can anyone provide me the link showing the Overlapping of hybrid orbitals.

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Re:Hybrid orbitals.
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2005, 07:16:43 AM »
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