ERIC Number: EJ395752
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Transition Metal Configurations and Limitations of the Orbital Approximation.
Scerri, Eric R.
Journal of Chemical Education, v66 n6 p481-83 Jun 1989
Points out a misconception that is reinforced in many elementary and advanced chemistry texts. Discusses the general limitations of the orbital concept. Notes misconceptions related to the transition elements and their first ionization energies. (MVL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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