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Virtual Chemistry Experiments
||Isosurfaces of various atomic orbitals and some hybrid orbitals are displayed.
||The origin and significance of hybrid orbitals is explained and illustrated with electron density plots and energy diagrams.
|Geometry of Hybrid Orbitals
||The purpose of hybrid orbitals is explained.
||Small balls are arranged in a linear, trigonal planar, or tetrahedral geometry. Various hybrid orbitals may be displayed and oriented towards the balls. Only the proper hybridization scheme will provide a set of orbitals that can simultaneously be directed at all of the balls.
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