The Covalent Bond in H2

  title={The Covalent Bond in H2},
  author={Frank Rioux},
  journal={The Chemical Educator},
  • F. Rioux
  • Published 1 October 2001
  • Chemistry, Biology
  • The Chemical Educator
Ruedenberg’s approach to bonding in H2+ is applied to the two-electron covalent bond in H2. A simplified analysis yields the same conclusion as Ruedenberg’s more rigorous treatment; kinetic energy plays a crucial role in chemical bond formation. 
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