Orbitals

Orbitals - particular regions. This region of higher...

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Orbitals The region in the space around the nucleus where the probability of finding an electron is maximum is known as an orbital of that electron. Actually, according to the concepts of wave mechanics (electron behaving as a wave), the negative charge of the electron is spread around the nucleus which is referred to as ’ cloud of negative charge. ’ The charge density can vary and it is maximum in
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Unformatted text preview: particular regions. This region of higher probability of electron cloud is called as orbital. Types of orbitals : There are four different types of orbitals s, p, d and f which are used to express the electronic configuration (arrangement of electrons in different orbitals) of elements. All these have a particular energy and three dimensional shape....
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