3.3b - orbital There are different types of orbitals each...

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Orbital  are described by a  probability  distribution  around the nucleus rather  than a specific path. This probability  distribution or “cloud” is called an 
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Unformatted text preview: orbital . There are different types of orbitals, each with a distinctive shape. An orbital is sometimes referred to as an energy state ....
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2009 for the course ENGN 10 taught by Professor Wendy during the Summer '05 term at City College of San Francisco.

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