Accession Number:

AD0770147

Title:

A Molecular Orbital Description for Sulfur Compounds of Valences 2, 4, and 6.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

BELFER GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCE NEW YORK

Report Date:

1973-10-30

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

The qualitative picture of the bonding involved in sulfur compounds with valences 2, 4 and 6 is discussed. Molecular orbital CNDO2 calculations are used to describe the covalent and hypervalent bonds in the three simplest hydrides and fluorides half of which are hypothetical. The results with and without d-orbitals on the sulfur atom are compared and bonding can be understood without d-orbitals. Possible structures of a sulfurane dimer and sulfurane oxides which are likely intermediates or stable compounds in this chemistry are considered briefly. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE