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Closed electron configuration equivalent to closed shell

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Derivator
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Feb7-13, 10:26 AM
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Hi,

is the term
"closed electron configuration"
equivalent to
"closed shell"?

Best,
derivator
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Hi,

is the term
"closed electron configuration"
equivalent to
"closed shell"?

Best,
derivator
In most cases, yes, they are the same. But you need to provide the proper context, i.e. where is this phrase used? Without that, we can only guess.

Zz.


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