ERIC Number: EJ275192
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Relativistic Effects on Chemical Properties.
McKelvey, Donald R.
Journal of Chemical Education, v60 n2 p112-16 Feb 1983
Discusses how anomalous chemical properties may be explained by considering relativistic effects. Traces development of the relativistic wave equation (Dirac equation) starting with the Borh treatment of the hydrogen atom and discusses major consequences of the Dirac equation. Suggests that these topics receive greater attention in the undergraduate curriculum. (Author/JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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