- o Maximum of 2 electrons with opposite spins in an atomic orbital o Elector spin = magnetic moment o It can have two orientations with m s =

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Wednesday, October-13-10 - Rules for quantum numbers o N= principal quantum number o 1 – infinity o Represents size and energy of orbital - L = angular momentum quantum number - L = n – 1 - Represents shape and energy of orbital o M l = magnetic quantum number o -1, 0, +1 o Orientation of orbital in space - Pauli’s exclusion princilple
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Unformatted text preview: o Maximum of 2 electrons with opposite spins in an atomic orbital o Elector spin = magnetic moment o It can have two orientations with m s = which is either + or – ½ o 2es in an atom cannot be described by the same set of quantum numbers-...
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This note was uploaded on 10/22/2010 for the course PHYSICS 1D03 taught by Professor N. mckay during the Spring '08 term at McMaster University.

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