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Modern Quantum Theory

Electronic Spectra and Coordination Chemistry

For the isoelectronic series[V(CO)6]-, Cr(CO)6, and [Mn(Co)6]+, does the energy of the metal to ligand charge-transfer bands increase or decrease with increasing charge on the complex? Why?

Oxidizing Agents, Bohr vs. Rydberg and the Zeeman Effect

1. Why is the peroxide anion such a strong oxidizing agent? 2. Describe qualitatively how the conclusions of Bohr and Rydberg are essentially the same? 3. Which property of the hydrogen atom does the Zeeman Effect illustrate? Explain this.

Octet rule

Elements in the first short period are limited by the octect rule whereas those in the higher period can expand their valence shells. Describe what this means, account for this phenomenon and give an example of each.

Quantum Numbers

Which of the following combinations of quantum numbers can refer to an electron in a ground-state cobalt atom (Z=27) ? a) n = 3, l = 0, m1 = 2 b) n = 4, l = 2, m1 = -2 c) n = 3, l = 1, m1 = 0

Electronic Configuration

Write the electron configurations for Mg and Ar, using both the spdf notation and orbital box diagrams. Describe the relation of the atom's electron configuration to its position in the periodic table. electron configuration for Mg___________ spdf____________________ orbital box diagram: electron configuration for A

Wavelentgth, Quantum numbers questions

If energy is absorbed by a hydrogen atom in its general state, the atom is excited to a higher energy state. For example, the excitation of an electron from the level with n=1 to the level n=3 requires radiation with a wavelength of 102.6 nm. Which of the following transitions would require radiation of longer wavelength then

Weigh Out, Precipitate, and Electron Problems

40) A student wishes to repair 2.00 liters of 0.100 M KlO3 (molecular mass 214). The proper procedure is to weigh out: a) 42.8 grams of KIO3 and add 2.00 kilograms of H2O a) 42.8 grams of KIO3 and add H2O until the final homogeneous solution has the volume of 2.00 liters b) 21.4 grams of KIO3 and add H2O until the final homog

Evaluating Statements on Quantum Mechanics

Which of the following are true statements? a) The orbital energy of any atomic species depends on factors other than the principle quantum number n. b) Any given energy level in H is more stable than the same level in H+. c) The ionization energy of Li+ is about equal to the ionization level of He. d) The ioniza

Orbitals and Quantum number

What is the total number of p electrons in a single (ground state) P atom? Electron configuration of P is [Ne]3s2 3p3