## ClF

 F1 - Cl2
Tell me about the atomic charges, dipole moment, bond lengths, angles, bond orders,
molecular orbital energies, or total energy.
Tell me about the best Lewis structure.

## Atomic Charges and Dipole Moment

F1 charge=-0.139
CL2 charge= 0.139
with a dipole moment of 1.24416 Debye

## Bond Lengths:

between F1 and CL2: distance=1.695 ang___

## Bond Orders (Mulliken):

between F1 and CL2: order=0.735___

## 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.

### Hybridization in the Best Lewis Structure

1. A bonding orbital for F1-Cl2 with 2.0000 electrons
__has 68.45% F 1 character in a s0.29 p3 hybrid
__has 31.55% Cl 2 character in a s0.16 p3 d0.05 hybrid

8. A lone pair orbital for F1 with 1.9999 electrons

9. A lone pair orbital for F1 with 1.9974 electrons
__made from a p-pi orbital ( 99.99% p)

10. A lone pair orbital for F1 with 1.9974 electrons
__made from a p-pi orbital ( 99.99% p)

11. A lone pair orbital for Cl2 with 1.9993 electrons

12. A lone pair orbital for Cl2 with 1.9986 electrons
__made from a p-pi orbital (100.00% p)

13. A lone pair orbital for Cl2 with 1.9986 electrons
__made from a p-pi orbital (100.00% p)

-With core pairs on: F 1 Cl 2 Cl 2 Cl 2 Cl 2 Cl 2 -

## 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.

17 ----- 7.636 16 ----- 7.635

15 ----- 6.538

14 ----- -5.288

13 -^-v- -8.127 12 -^-v- -8.129

11 -^-v- -11.45 10 -^-v- -11.45

9 -^-v- -13.61

8 -^-v- -21.00

7 -^-v- -30.51

6 -^-v- -192.3 5 -^-v- -192.3

4 -^-v- -193.1

3 -^-v- -250.8

2 -^-v- -657.1

1 -^-v- -2732.

## 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 = -560.0434876059 Hartrees