Born Haber Cycle

Born Haber Cycle

Born Haber Cycle Diagram

Born Haber Cycle

Using the acronym F.A.I.L. where F stands for enthalpy change of formation of the ionic compound, A stands for atomisation of the constituent elements and I stands for ionisation of cation and anion and L stands for Lattice Energy.

We have four major components  and this energy cycle is easy to draw with no worries about which species having a higher energy level. There is no need to include electrons as they are immediately used to form the anion.

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