Lesson: Molecular Energy Levels
In this lesson, we will learn how to calculate molecular rotational and vibrational energies, atomic equilibrium separations, and dissociation energies.
Sample Question Videos
Worksheet: 15 Questions • 1 Video
A molecule oscillates at a frequency of 88 THz. What is the difference between its adjacent energy levels?
The separation between nitrogen atoms in an N molecule is 0.11 nm. Determine the characteristic energy of rotation in electron volts. Use a value of 14 u for the atomic mass of N.
The potential energy of a crystal is eV per ion pair. Find the dissociation energy for three moles of the crystal.