Chapter 10. Molecular Orbital Theory and Chemical Bonding in Solids

  1. Dr. rer. nat. Ulrich Müller Diplom-Chemiker professor visiting professor Co-author co-editor

Published Online: 4 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057278.ch10

Inorganic Structural Chemistry, Second Edition

Inorganic Structural Chemistry, Second Edition

How to Cite

Müller, U. (2006) Molecular Orbital Theory and Chemical Bonding in Solids, in Inorganic Structural Chemistry, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470057278.ch10

Author Information

  1. Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2007
  2. Published Print: 6 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470018644

Online ISBN: 9780470057278

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Keywords:

  • molecular orbital (MO) theory;
  • molecular orbital theory and chemical bonding in solids;
  • hybridization;
  • electron localization function (ELF);
  • band theory - hydrogen atom linear chain;
  • the Peierls distortion;
  • crystal orbital overlap population (COOP);
  • bonding in two, three dimensions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Molecular Orbitals

  • Hybridization

  • The Electron Localization Function

  • Band Theory. The Linear Chain of Hydrogen Atoms

  • The Peierls Distortion

  • Crystal Orbital Overlap Population (COOP)

  • Bonds in Two and Three Dimensions

  • Bonding in Metals

  • Problems