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Bonding in diatomic C2, a carbon-carbon quadruple bond?
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Why do elements in columns 6 and 11 assume 'abnormal' electron configurations?
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Why do compounds like SF6 and SF4 exist but SH6 and SH4 don't?
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Why does bond angle decrease in the order H2O, H2S, H2Se?
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Fundamental forces behind covalent bonding
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Are metallic/ionic bonds weaker than covalent bonds?
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Why does the 3rd electron shell start filling up with scandium?
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Why are noble gases stable
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How does the cyclopropyl group influence conjugation and aromaticity?
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Simple Explanation of orbitals
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Which relatively simple molecules violate the octet rule?
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Directionality of ring current-induced magnetic fields in purines
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Why is sulfur hexafluoride more stable than selenium or tellurium hexafluoride?
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Are all degenerate d-orbitals identical?
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Why isn't cyclobutane planar?
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Structure of NO2 compound?
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Are there any (simple) molecules with very different absorption and emission dipole directions?
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Why does screening effect decrease due to d-orbital?
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Does sulfur and phosphorus expand their octet?
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How does localized bonding theory and hybridisation work?
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How thick is a snowflake?
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Basicities of nitrogen atoms in purine
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Correct way to draw a carbene
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Are such high oxidation states as reported by Vojovodic et al. possible?
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Difference between polarizability and dipole moment?
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Why does NF3 have a smaller bond angle than NH3?
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Does this C17H28 isomer exist?
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How to determine the angle between non-bonding electron pairs?
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Does computational chemistry get the molecular orbitals of dioxygen wrong?
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Are bridge bonds in diborane longer than the terminal H bonds?
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