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Atomic orbitals: sp3 hybrid orbital electron density
"Dot-density" plot of a sp3 (2s + 2px + 2py + 2pz) electron density function. Blue represents negative values for the wave functions and red represents positive values.
This page displays the electron density of a sp3 orbital constructed from a 2s + 2px + 2py + 2pzcombination as a "dot-density" diagram. High density of dots in a region denotes high electron density.
The form of the plot for the other three sp3 hybrids are identical, differing only in orientation.
You can use your mouse to manipulate the "orbital" in the "JSmol" image above.
The Orbitron is a gallery of orbitals on the WWWThe OrbitronTM, a gallery of orbitals on the WWW, URL: http://winter.group.shef.ac.uk/orbitron/
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