p41_031 - noble gas atomic numbers ( Z = 2, 10, 18, 36, 54,...

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31. Without the spin degree of freedom the number of available electron states for each shell would be reduced by half. So the values of Z for the noble gas elements would become half of what they are now: Z = 1, 5, 9, 18, 27, and 43. Of this set of numbers, the only one which coincides with one of the familiar
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Unformatted text preview: noble gas atomic numbers ( Z = 2, 10, 18, 36, 54, and 86) is 18. Thus, argon would be the only one that would remain noble....
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2011 for the course PHYS 2001 taught by Professor Sprunger during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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