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Extension of the statistical theory of resonating valence bonds to hyperelectronic metals

Kamb, Barclay and Pauling, Linus (1985) Extension of the statistical theory of resonating valence bonds to hyperelectronic metals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 82 (24). pp. 8284-8285. ISSN 0027-8424. PMCID PMC390898. doi:10.1073/pnas.82.24.8284.

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The statistical treatment of resonating covalent bonds in metals, previously applied to hypoelectronic metals, is extended to hyperelectronic metals and to metals with two kinds of bonds. The theory leads to half-integral values of the valence for hyperelectronic metallic elements.

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Additional Information:© 1985 by the National Academy of Sciences. Contributed by Linus Pauling, August 8, 1985. We thank the Japan Shipbuilding Industry Foundation (Tokyo) for partial support of this research. The publication costs of this article were defrayed in part by page charge payment. This article must therefore be hereby marked "advertisement" in accordance with 18 U.S.C. §1734 solely to indicate this fact.
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