Orbital energy levels

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ShravanPatel2B
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Orbital energy levels

Postby ShravanPatel2B » Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:13 pm

This post is in reference to question number 1E5 Part d.

Is it true that the Z eff e would be less for p orbital electrons because they experience more shielding by the s orbital electrons?

Juliet Stephenson 4E
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Re: Orbital energy levels

Postby Juliet Stephenson 4E » Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:29 pm

Yes. Electrons in the S orbital are more effective at shielding, so an electron in the p orbital would experience less Zeffe.


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