Hypervalent Bonding

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Expanded Octet - Bonding in Hypervalent Molecules
... Early considerations of the structure of hypervalent molecules, returned familiar arrangements that were well explained by the VSEPR model for atomic bonding. 1950s molecular orbital treatment of hypervalent bonding was adduced to explain the molecular architecture ... calculations have revealed that the contribution of d-orbitals to hypervalent bonding is too small to describe the bonding properties, and this hybrid ...

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