Struct. Chem. 15, 599-604 (2004)

Doi: 10.1007/s11224-004-0735-y

The Position of the Lone Pair in Amines: A Comparison Between Bader's AIM Approach and Pure Geometrical Considerations

The position of the lone pair of 17 amines has been located with the help of Bader’s AIM methodology. This position has been compared with those estimated with simple geometrical models. It appears that these models are convenient only for some symmetrical or undistorted cases.