sp3d2 results from the hybridization process. The hybridization process involves taking atomic orbitals and mixing these into hybrid orbitals. These have a different shape, energy and other characteristics than the component atomic orbitals.
The sp3d2 hybridization concept involves hybridizing three p, one s and two d-orbitals. This results in the formation of six different sp3d2 orbitals and these take on an octahedral arrangement. To classify something as octahedral, it must have six atoms, electron pairs or groups of atoms with a symmetrical arrangement around a single atom. This defines an octahedron's vertices. There are eight symmetrical faces on the molecule that 90 degrees between each of the atoms.Learn More
According to Clemson University, the molarity of a white potato is estimated between 0.24 and 0.31 when it is submerged in a sorbitol solution. Molarity stands for the number of moles of a solute required to dissolve in one liter of a solution. The type of solution used will affect the molarity of the substance.Full Answer >
Light is a form of radiation energy and since the early 20th century physicists have tended to agree that light has a dual nature; it displays the characteristics of both wave and particle phenomena. Light is produced through the energy released in photons. What we perceive as light optically is only a small part of a continuum of radiation energy known as the electromagnetic spectrum.Full Answer >
The potential energy that forms when chemical bonds form is called chemical potential energy. Strong chemical bonds have very small chemical potential energy levels, while weak bonds have very high chemical potential energy levels.Full Answer >
Nitrogen has five valence electrons. Valence electrons are the negatively charged particles found in the outer energy level of an atom, and are required to form chemical bonds.Full Answer >