Calculations using Born-Haber cycles
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- Construct a Born-Haber cycle to find the lattice energy of compounds.
The table below1,2 shows some enthalpy terms for the ionic compound CaF2 in kJ mol-1.
Value (kJ mol-1)
1st ionization energy, Ca
2nd ionization energy, Ca
1st electron affinity, Cl
Use this data to construct a Born-Haber cycle and find the lattice energy of CaF2 in kJ mol-1.