Orbitals and Electrons - Each Type Maximum Electrons per...

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Orbitals and Electrons The numbers and types of orbitals for a given value of n are summarized below. For n > 4, there are additonal types of orbitals, but only the types shown are needed to describe electrons in ground state atoms. n Number of Orbitals* Sublevel Type Number of Orbitals of
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Unformatted text preview: Each Type Maximum Electrons per Sublevel 1 1 1s 1 2 2 4 2s 1 2 2p 3 6 3 9 3s 1 2 3p 3 6 3d 5 10 4 16 4s 1 2 4p 3 6 4d 5 10 4f 7 14 *Note that the total number of orbitals with a given value of n is n 2 . For example, when n = 3, the number of orbitals is 1 + 3 + 5 = 9....
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