Electron density

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KNguyen_1I
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Electron density

Postby KNguyen_1I » Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:54 pm

Why do s and d orbitals not have electron density?

AngieGarcia_4F
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Re: Electron density

Postby AngieGarcia_4F » Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:14 pm

What do you mean? I think they do have electron density, which is represented by their respective orbitals.

Victoria Zheng--2F
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Re: Electron density

Postby Victoria Zheng--2F » Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:19 pm

I think s and p orbitals both do have electron density because electrons are found on s and p orbitals. However, there is no nodal plane (where there is no electron found, which is 0 electron density) in the s orbital.


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