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Wave Functions

Posted: Sun Oct 22, 2017 11:48 pm
by Nancy Le - 1F
How are the wave functions of px, py, and pz derived?

Re: Wave Functions

Posted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:16 pm
by Chem_Mod
I believe the px, py, and pz orbitals are physical representations of Schrodinger's equation, which models the probability that you will find an electron in a certain space around the nucleus. That is likely all you will need to know for this class.