|Hitchcock Foundation Lectures: "The Development of the Concept of Chemical Bond." January 17, 1983.
University of California, Berkeley.
A Simplified Theory of Hybrid Bond Orbitals. (0:38)
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Linus Pauling: 1931, a simplified theory of hybrid bond orbitals. It took me three years, partially,
a good bit of the time working on determining crystal structures of course but every
once in a while trying to solve that problem about the tetrahedral carbon atom, when
I thought of the, of a simplified theory. The radio part of the wave function of s
and p is much the same as the, for 2s as for 2p in the outer part of the orbital.
So that I said "let's assume they are the same and just look at the angular parts."
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Associated: University of California, Berkeley
Date: January 17, 1983
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