Electron Orbitals

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Are the energy differences between orbitals the same for all of the elements? If not How do you determine the energy differences between orbitals?
 

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The energy differences are manifest in the atomic spectra - unique for each element. Quantum theory is needed to get these data.
 

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Thread has been moved from General Physics to the Quantum Physics subforum.
 

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