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4th Quantum number m subscript s

Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:04 pm
by Cecilia Jardon 1I
Can someone help me understand the meaning behind m subscript s again? I know that one of m subscript s is +1/2 and -1/2.

Re: 4th Quantum number m subscript s  [ENDORSED]

Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:38 pm
by Mayaal_Khan_4H
m subscript s is the electron spin quantum number, the electron can spin in two directions, +1/2 (spin up) or -1/2 (spin down).