The perturbed piece of orbital interferes with the unperturbed portion.
To image nitrogen's outermost electron orbital, the scientists rotated and shot bunches of nitrogen molecules from 19 different angles, each 5 degrees apart.
Cooper of the University of Liverpool, Joseph Gerratt of the University of Bristol and Mario Raimondi of the University of Milan indicate that the "delocalized" electrons of molecular orbital
theory are actually localized in deformed orbits about the individual carbon atoms.
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