Is C2− paramagnetic or diamagnetic?
The blank molecular orbital diagram shown here applies to the valence of diatomic lithium, beryllium, boron, carbon, or nitrogen. Bonding orbitals are marked with σ or π and antibonding orbitals with σ* or π*.
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