Lesson: Molecular Energy LevelsPhysics
In this lesson, we will learn how to calculate molecular rotational and vibrational energies, atomic equilibrium separations, and dissociation energies.
Sample Question Videos
The characteristic energy of the N2 molecule is eV. Determine the separation distance between the nitrogen atoms.
Find the equilibrium separation distance between the and the ions in an crystal. Use a value of 41.99 g/mol for the molar mass of and use a value of 2.56 g/cm3 for the density of an crystal.
The separation between hydrogen atoms in a molecule is about 0.075 nm. Determine the characteristic energy of rotation in eV. Use a value of J⋅s for the value of the Reduced Planck Constant, and a value of for the value of the unified atomic mass units.