lowest unoccupied molecular orbital


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lowest unoccupied molecular orbital

[¦lō·əst ən¦äk·yə‚pīd mə¦lek·yə·lər ′ȯr·bəd·əl]
(physical chemistry)
The lowest-energy molecular orbital that is occupied by electrons. Abbreviated LUMO.
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Where HOMO is the energy of the highest occupied molecular orbital and LUMO is the energy of the lowest unoccupied molecular orbital.
A]), dipole moment (D), ovality, LogP, total energy, and the differences in the highest occupied molecular orbital (HOMO) and the lowest unoccupied molecular orbital (LUMO) (Table 1).
A low density of defect states within the highest occupied molecular orbital to lowest unoccupied molecular orbital (HOMO-LUMO) gap of poly(3-hexylthiophene) (P3HT) has been observed [2, 3].
Therefore, a control mechanism for the energies of the highest occupied and lowest unoccupied molecular orbitals ([E.
The electronic and charge transfer properties have been explained on the basis of highest occupied molecular orbitals (HOMOs), lowest unoccupied molecular orbitals (LUMOs) and density of states (DOS).

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