Electron Distribution Definition



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Electron Distribution Definition

Postby KDang_1D » Mon Oct 14, 2019 3:22 pm

Prof. Lavelle used the term "e- distribution" to describe . What does mean in this context?

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Re: Electron Distribution Definition

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Oct 14, 2019 3:23 pm

P is the symbol for density.

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Re: Electron Distribution Definition

Postby LReedy_3I » Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:49 pm

It's the electron density, which is what is drawn in diagrams

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Re: Electron Distribution Definition

Postby Micah3J » Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:55 pm

And so just be clear on density, that is just referring to the central location of majority of the electrons? Is there a mathematical number associated with this density?

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Re: Electron Distribution Definition

Postby Amanda Mei 1B » Sat Oct 19, 2019 12:12 pm

It means density, so electron density is the probability of finding an electron in that location. In an area with higher electron density, you're more likely to find an electron there.


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