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|Hitchcock Foundation Lectures: "The Development of the Concept of Chemical Bond." January 17, 1983.
University of California, Berkeley.
Research by G.N. Lewis. (1:00)
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Linus Pauling: G.N. Lewis, the same year, in fact the same issue of the journal, the paper that just followed the Bray and Branch paper,
said that there were three kinds of compounds or bonds; polar, non-polar, and metallic compounds. He said he didn't think
you should try to introduce the partial, he talked about partial polarity of bonds and suggested that sometimes there was
no need to put in arrows like this, as Bray and Branch were doing all the time. It was better sometimes just to draw a line.
These lines went back actually to Franklin's time in the 1850s as representing the valence bonds.
ClipCreator: Linus Pauling
Associated: G.N. Lewis, William C. Bray, G.E.K. Branch
Clip ID: 1983v.2-lewis
Full WorkCreator: Linus Pauling
Associated: University of California, Berkeley
Date: January 17, 1983
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