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    a) The electron in a hydrogen atom is in the l=1 state having the lowest possible energy and the highest possible value for m1. What are the n, l, and m1 quantum numbers?

    b) A particle is moving in an unknown central potential. The wave function of the particle is spherically symmetric. What are the values of l and m1?

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    (a)

    The energy levels of hydrogen atoms are inversely proportional to the square of the principal quantum number n:

    E(n) = k/(n^2)

    Where n is between 1 and infinity and k is a constant (k=-13.6eV for Hydrogen atom). The higher n, the higher the energy (note the negative value of ...

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    The solution discusses the quantum numbers for the hydrogen atoms.

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