Subject: Why is the electron affinity of carbon is higher than boron?
Date: Tue Apr 4 21:38:29 2000
Posted by Allyson
Grade level: undergrad
City: Chicago State/Province: IL
Area of science: Chemistry
I was wondering why group 4 elements like carbon, silicon etc... have
higher electron affinities than their neighbors in 3rd and 5th: boron has
lower affinity than carbon and nitrogen is even lower. does it have
anything to do with the fact that carbon, silicon.... are semiconductors?
Re: Why is the electron affinity of carbon is higher than boron?
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