The Covalent Bond in H2

@article{Rioux2001TheCB,
  title={The Covalent Bond in H2},
  author={F. Rioux},
  journal={The Chemical Educator},
  year={2001},
  volume={6},
  pages={288-290}
}
  • F. Rioux
  • Published 2001
  • Chemistry
  • 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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