Hybrid Orbitals Header
Visualizing sp hybrids and the p orbitals
that are left
In the table below you
may choose to display the sp+
orbitals that are left
after combining the 2s and the 2px
orbitals to make the two
hybrids. Use the pop-up menus to choose up to four different
orbitals to display at once.
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generated by a java program (Orbitals
to Web) on Jun 28, 2006.
page composed by J.
for using Jmol to display
- Choose which orbitals to display by selecting them using
orbital popup menus. You can control orbital color and fill mode
by selecting the appropriate options following each orbital menu.
- ROTATE the image by
down the mouse button while moving the cursor over the image.
- ZOOM by holding down the shift key while moving the cursor
(decrease magnification) or down (increase magnification) on top of the
- Other options are available in the control menu accessible
the mouse button down while the cursor is over "Jmol" in the lower
right corner (right click also works on a multibutton mouse).
- For more info about Jmol go to www.jmol.org.
Last Update: September 17, 2013
Copyright J. Gutow 2006