hello, I was wondering how the atomic radii where calculated.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I have used the formula r=[itex]\frac{a_{o}n}{z*/n*}[/itex]

where z* is effective nuclear charge

and n* is the effective principal quantum number

but it seems to give me a bit different radii compared to the ones on Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atomic_radius

so can anyone be kind enough to tell me an equation from which I can calculate the atomic radius of any atom. I couldn't find any on the net.

by the way this is my first post :D

and thanks

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# Calculation of atomic radius

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