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anonymous
 4 years ago
hey do electrons move in a bond
anonymous
 4 years ago
hey do electrons move in a bond

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TuringTest
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yes, electrons are always moving in any orbit

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so in when we have a electronegative atom and non electronegative atom how are the elctrons behaving in the bond

TuringTest
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2They 'hybridize' their orbitals, which is a pretty complex thing to understand exactly. Basically the geometry of orbitals of the atomic structure mixes with the geometry of the other element. This makes a new kind of orbital geometry called a hybrid orbital.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay so if we have fo example oxygen bonded to a hydrogen . the oxygen we pulls the elctrons in the bond towards itself

TuringTest
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Yes, the orbital geometry will reflect that. So the electrons spend more of their time on the oxygen side, but continue moving between the atoms.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the electrons move back and forth in the hybrid orbitals. so at some point it may spend time on they hydrogen side and then move back to the oxygen side

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when do we form hybrid orbitals?

TuringTest
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Whenever two element combine chemically, even ionically, their orbital shape is distorted. So pretty much whenever a bond is formed as far as I know. I'm looking for some notes I saw once on OCW

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay thank you . they hybrid orbitals allow the electrons to move back and forth

TuringTest
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2here's what I was looking for: http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/materialsscienceandengineering/3091scintroductiontosolidstatechemistryfall2010/syllabus/MIT3_091SCF09_aln02.pdf also reference http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orbital_hybridisation welcome!

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hey nath,they actually vibrate.....not that sort of movement u ar visualizing in ur mind....

TuringTest
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Not sure what you mean by 'vibrate'. They have a wavelike aspect and a particlelike aspect. Some bonds oscillate, but not all.
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