The Electronegativities of Pauling and Mulliken in Density Functional Theory.

  title={The Electronegativities of Pauling and Mulliken in Density Functional Theory.},
  author={Marco Franco-P{\'e}rez and Jos{\'e} L. G{\'a}zquez},
  journal={The journal of physical chemistry. A},
Electronegativity is a fundamental concept in chemistry that allows one to infer important aspects about the interactions between chemical species. In the present work we make use of the framework provided by the density functional theory of chemical reactivity, to discuss in a unified way the approaches to the concept of electronegativity developed by Pauling and by Mulliken. Our analysis starts by making use of the identification of the electronegativity of Mulliken with the chemical… 
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