NBO 1 is a bond between the atoms C 1 and N 2 resulting from the overlap of an sp3.61 hybrid on C with an sp2.24 hybrid on N.

sCN = 0.633(sp3.61)C + 0.774(sp2.24)N

The higher electronegativity of the N 2 atom is reflected in the larger polarization coefficient (0.774) for the N hybrid.