Upon inspection of the molecular orbitals of each molecular species, Ne22+ and O22- are the ones that are diamagnetic (all electrons are paired)
Rest of the species have unpaired electrons in its orbital
Which of the following is/are predicted to be stable diatomic species: OF+, F22-, Ne22+, O22- ?
Use the following valence MO order: σ2s < σ*2s < σ2px < π2py = π2pz < π*2py = π*2pz < σ*2px
A) OF+, Ne22+ only
B) Ne22+ only
C) OF+, Ne22+, O22- only
D) Ne22+, O22- only
E) F22- only
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