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delta bonding

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

Seventh edition

Published in print January 2016 | ISBN: 9780198722823
Published online January 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780191789540
delta bonding

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Chemical bonding involving delta (δ) orbitals. A δ orbital is so called because it resembles a d-orbital when viewed along the axis of a molecule and has two units of orbital angular momentum around the internuclear axis. The formation of ...

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Subjects: Chemistry

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