Chapter 30, Problem 45PE

### College Physics

1st Edition
Paul Peter Urone + 1 other
ISBN: 9781938168000

Chapter
Section

### College Physics

1st Edition
Paul Peter Urone + 1 other
ISBN: 9781938168000
Textbook Problem

# (a) What is the minimum value of 1 for a subshell that has 11 electrons in it?(b) If this subshell is in the n = 5 shell, what is the spectroscopic notation for this atom?

To determine

(a)

The minimum value of l if one subshell of an atom has 11 electrons in it.

Explanation

Given Data:

Given one subshell of an atom has 11 electrons in it.

Formula Used:

Number of electrons in a shell is given as

â€ƒâ€ƒn=2(2l+1)

Where n= number of electrons

â€ƒâ€ƒl= angular momentum quantum number

Calculation:

Given that one subshell of an atom has 9 electrons in it

Substituting n=11

We have,

â€ƒâ€ƒ

To determine

(b)

The spectroscopic notation for this atom, if this subshell is part of the n=5 shell

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