Determination of Point Group of Molecules

Determination of Point Group of Molecules

Determination of Point Group of Molecules

Determination of Point Group of Molecules-Flow Chart

A Point Group describes all the symmetry operations that can be performed on a molecule that result in a conformation indistinguishable from the original.

Determination of Point Group of Molecules

Point Group Corresponding to Certain VSEPR Geometry of Molecules

VSEPR Geometry Point Group
Linear D∞h | C∞h
Trigonal Planar D3h
Trigonal Pyramidal C3v
Trigonal bipyramidal D3h
Tetrahedral Td
See-Saw/Sawhorse C2v
T-Shape C2v
Octahedral Oh
Square Planar D4h
Pentagonal bipyramidal D5h
Icosahedral Ih
Bent / V-Shape C2v
Square Pyramidal C4v

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