Geos 306, Fall 2012, Lecture 4

Electronic Origins of Bonding, continued



Metallic
Electron density map of copper

Electron density map of NaCl
  1. Metallic shiny luster
  2. Malleable
  3. Electrical conductivity
  4. Easy tendency to form alloys
  5. Dense.

Covalent Bonding







Suggested Reading: Wenk and Bulakh, 12-22; Klein, 53-57; Nesse, 46-56