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http://www ic sunysb edu/Class/che322jl/ Welcome to CHE 322 http://www.ic.sunysb.edu/Class/che322jl/ Things to do: 1. Register your clicker with eInstruction (Pads with no ID or Name: 119, 182, 234, 250 ) 2. Go to your first workshop (recitation) later today or on Tuesday 3. Go to course Blackboard and complete Workshop Part 1. Due Thursday morning 5:00am 4. Read Chapter 13 What is an orbital? It is a mathematical description of the wave properties of an electron. I thought electrons were particles. Electrons are like light. They have both particle and wave characteristics. Antisymmetric What is an orbital? node Let us think of a simple example. A x E S x An electron in a 1-dimensional energy well or box. Symmetric At lowest energy it will act like the simplest possible wave. Quantum x At higher energy it can act like the next possible wave. Mechanics or Only certain waves are possible. Only certain energies are possible. Wave Mechanics What is an orbital?
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2010 for the course CHE 322 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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