Question about Ce electron configuration

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Question about Ce electron configuration

Postby Bingcui Guo » Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:05 pm

Why Ce(Cerium)'s electron configuration is [Xe}4f15d16s1? why not with 5d26s1 or 4f26s1? Cuz the energy level of 4f is lower than 5d.

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Re: Question about Ce electron configuration

Postby Chem_Mod » Thu Oct 25, 2018 1:28 pm

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