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Define the quantum numbers required to specify the state of an electron in hydrogen. The spatial part of the wave function describing a particular hydrogen atom has no angular dependence. Give the values of all the angular momentum quantum numbers for the electron.

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There are three quantum numbers that describe the state of the electron in a central potential (such as hydrogen's Coulomb potential):

n: called the "principal quantum number" and it is a parameter found in the part of the wave function that depends on radial distance r. It ...

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