## AlH3-

 H3 \ AL1 - H2 / H4
The ion charge is -1. The multiplicity is 2.

## Atomic Charges and Dipole Moment

AL1 charge= 0.053
H2 charge=-0.353
H3 charge=-0.350
H4 charge=-0.349
with a dipole moment of 0.34680 Debye

## Bond Lengths:

between AL1 and H2: distance=1.654 ang___ between AL1 and H3: distance=1.654 ang___
between AL1 and H4: distance=1.654 ang___

## Bond Angles:

for H3-AL1-H2: angle=112.6 deg___ for H4-AL1-H2: angle=112.7 deg___

## Bond Orders (Mulliken):

between AL1 and H2: order=0.797___ between AL1 and H3: order=0.797___
between AL1 and H4: order=0.797___

## Best Lewis Structure

The Lewis structure that is closest to your structure is determined. The hybridization of the atoms in this idealized Lewis structure is given in the table below. The Lewis structure is built for the up and down electrons, separately. Note that the up and down structures can be very different.

### Hybridization in the Best Lewis Structure

#### Down Electrons

1. A bonding orbital for Al1-H2 with 0.9959 electrons
__has 27.55% Al 1 character in a s0.98 p3 hybrid
__has 72.45% H 2 character in a s orbital

2. A bonding orbital for Al1-H3 with 0.9959 electrons
__has 27.55% Al 1 character in a s0.97 p3 hybrid
__has 72.45% H 3 character in a s orbital

3. A bonding orbital for Al1-H4 with 0.9959 electrons
__has 27.55% Al 1 character in a s0.97 p3 hybrid
__has 72.45% H 4 character in a s orbital

9. A lone pair orbital for Al1 with 0.9976 electrons

-With core pairs on:Al 1 Al 1 Al 1 Al 1 Al 1 -

#### Up Electrons

1. A bonding orbital for Al1-H2 with 0.9945 electrons
__has 26.70% Al 1 character in a sp2.08 hybrid
__has 73.30% H 2 character in a s orbital

2. A bonding orbital for Al1-H3 with 0.9945 electrons
__has 26.70% Al 1 character in a sp2.08 hybrid
__has 73.30% H 3 character in a s orbital

3. A bonding orbital for Al1-H4 with 0.9945 electrons
__has 26.70% Al 1 character in a sp2.08 hybrid
__has 73.30% H 4 character in a s orbital

-With core pairs on:Al 1 Al 1 Al 1 Al 1 Al 1 -

#### Donor Acceptor Interactions in the Best Lewis Structure

The localized orbitals in your best Lewis structure can interact strongly. A filled bonding or lone pair orbital can act as a donor and an empty or filled bonding, antibonding, or lone pair orbital can act as an acceptor. These interactions can strengthen and weaken bonds. For example, a lone pair donor->antibonding acceptor orbital interaction will weaken the bond associated with the antibonding orbital. Conversly, an interaction with a bonding pair as the acceptor will strengthen the bond. Strong electron delocalization in your best Lewis structure will also show up as donor-acceptor interactions.
Interactions greater than 20 kJ/mol for bonding and lone pair orbitals are listed below.

## Molecular Orbital Energies

The orbital energies are given in eV, where 1 eV=96.49 kJ/mol. Orbitals with very low energy are core 1s orbitals. More antibonding orbitals than you might expect are sometimes listed, because d orbitals are always included for heavy atoms and p orbitals are included for H atoms. Up spins are shown with a ^ and down spins are shown as v. Only the spin up electron orbital energies are given.

13 ----- 7.445

12 ----- 6.080

11 ----- 5.109 10 ----- 5.098

9 -^--- 1.759

8 -^-v- -1.419
7 -^-v- -1.430

6 -^-v- -4.368

5 -^-v- -62.53 4 -^-v- -62.54

3 -^-v- -62.65

2 -^-v- -99.81

1 -^-v- -1493.

## Total Electronic Energy

The total electronic energy is a very large number, so by convention the units are given in atomic units, that is Hartrees (H). One Hartree is 2625.5 kJ/mol. The energy reference is for totally dissociated atoms. In other words, the reference state is a gas consisting of nuclei and electrons all at infinite distance from each other. The electronic energy includes all electric interactions and the kinetic energy of the electrons. This energy does not include translation, rotation, or vibration of the the molecule.

Total electronic energy = -244.2335790498 Hartrees