ERIC Number: EJ380911
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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Periodicity and Some Graphical Insights on the Tendency toward Empty, Half-full, and Full Subshells.
Rich, Ronald L.; Suter, Robert W.
Journal of Chemical Education, v65 n8 p702-04 Aug 1988
Investigates ground state electron configurations for some common elements using graphical methods. Bases observed tendencies on following ideas: "occupancy of differing shells, occupancy of differing subshells within a given shell, double occupancy vs. single occupancy of an orbital, and quantum-mechanical exchange." (ML)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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