Lecture25. H-atom quantum numbers

Lecture25. H-atom quantum numbers - Quantum Numbers (QN)...

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Quantum Numbers (QN) Quantum Numbers (QN) - Application of wave mechanics or the Schrödinger equation yielded energies for the electrons that agreed well with the experimental data. - The Schrödinger equation yields three quantum numbers (QN) which provide added information about electrons that is not provided by the Bohr theory. - Quantum mechanics does not allow us to describe the e - in an atom as moving in an orbit, but it does allow us to make statistical statements about e - density. - We need to know these QN and how they define the orbital.
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Orbital Quantum Numbers An atomic orbital is defined by 3 quantum An atomic orbital is defined by 3 quantum numbers: numbers: n n l lm l Electrons are arranged in Electrons are arranged in shells shells and and subshells subshells of ORBITALS . of ORBITALS . n n shell shell l l subshell subshell m m l designates an orbital within a designates an orbital within a subshell subshell and provides information about its
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This note was uploaded on 08/06/2008 for the course CHEM 1B taught by Professor Watts during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.

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Lecture25. H-atom quantum numbers - Quantum Numbers (QN)...

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