Bonding with TopologyOctober 18, 2011
A chemical bond is a connection between two atoms in a molecule. Connectivity is also an important concept in the mathematical definition of topology. This presentation on Oct 25th touches on the relationship between those two concepts. In particular, topology of molecular configurations enhances understanding of the chemical property of bond order.
Additionally, senior Laura Kelton will talk about a paper she has read as part of an independent study on topology.
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