Lesson: Molecular Energy Levels
In this lesson, we will learn how to calculate molecular rotational and vibrational energies, atomic equilibrium separations, and dissociation energies.
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Worksheet: 15 Questions • 1 Video
The characteristic energy of the N2 molecule is eV. Determine the separation distance between the nitrogen atoms.
Find the equilibrium separation distance between the Na+ and F− ions in an NaF crystal. Use a value of 41.99 g/mol for the molar mass of NaF and use a value of 2.56 g/cm3 for the density of an NaF 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.