Walsh Cyclopropane Molecular Orbitals

Orbital Energy Diagram

Sketched orbitals Calculated orbitals

Molecular orbitals and energies are from Extended Hückel calculations.

Orbitals Energies
ψE',a PSI(E',a) ψE',b PSI(E',b) +6.8 eV
ψA2' PSI(A2') -3.4 eV
ψE',c PSI(E',c) ψE',d PSI(E',d) -13.2 eV
ψA1' PSI(A1') -15.4 eV

Derivation of the MOs Walsh Cyclopropane home Conclusions
Sketched orbitals

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