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Physical Chemistry: Quanta, Matter, and Change

Physical Chemistry: Quanta, Matter, and Change (Second Edition)

Peter Atkins, Julio de Paula, and Ronald Friedman
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date: 17 June 2024

TOPIC 26 Polyatomic moleculeslocked

TOPIC 26 Polyatomic moleculeslocked

  • Peter Atkins, Peter AtkinsLincoln College
  • Julio de PaulaJulio de PaulaChemistry Lewis & Clark College
  •  and Ronald FriedmanRonald FriedmanIndiana University−Purdue University Fort Wayne



The Hückel approximation 232

An introduction to the method 232

Brief illustration 26.1: Ethene 232

The matrix formulation of the method 232

Example 26.1: Finding molecular orbitals by matrix diagonalization 233

Applications 234

Butadiene and π-electron binding...

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