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Angular momentum for third electron of Lithium

  1. Sep 13, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    For the third electron of Lithium atom moving in its permissible orbit, the values of angular momentum and the energy are?


    2. Relevant equations
    E= -2π2e4mZ2/n2h2
    Third electron is in the second orbit


    3. The attempt at a solution
    The value for energy should be -9∏2e4m/2h2
    Correct me if i am wrong for the above answer,
    Angular momentum= nh/2∏
    So its value should h/∏

    Am i right?
     
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  3. Sep 14, 2012 #2

    AGNuke

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    These equations are only applicable for Li2+ ion, as Bohr Model are only applicable for Single electron species.
     
  4. Sep 14, 2012 #3
    So, what do you think, my answer is right?
     
  5. Sep 14, 2012 #4

    AGNuke

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    Can't say about Li "atom". Talk about Li "ion". Then your answer may be right, simple substitution.

    Well, owing to the fact you asked multiple questions, I guess you are studying Bohr Model.
     
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