Rotations of d Orbitals


Click the top orbital image to load the orbital, then click below for the appropriate rotation

The changes in sign that occur under C4 rotation around the z-axis.

(a) A dxy orbital is rotated into the negative of itself.

(b) A dyz orbital is rotated into a dxz orbital.

Orbital-orbital overlap and SALC Homepage



How useful was this page?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating / 5. Vote count:

As you found this post useful...

Follow us on social media!

We are sorry that this page was not useful for you!

Let us improve this page!

Provided by the