Summary of equations for quantum mechanics and atomic structure, chemical bonding, and intermolecular interactions
14. Quantum mechanics and atomic structure The wave theory of light Speed of a wave of electromagnetic radiation: c = = 3 108 m s1 Wavelengt
Butadiene is the simplest polyene. It has 4 carbon atoms and 4 electrons in the pi cloud. a) Use the particle-in-a-box model to calculate the wavelength of the photon that you need to shine in this molecule to produce excite 1 electron from the highest oc
l. a) What is the radial distribution function?
b) To what part of the Schrodinger equation is it related to?
1. c) Sketch the radial distribution function of the ls, ZS, 3s, 2p, and 3d orbitals and
explain the main features of the distributions