Orbitals S P D F

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Just wondering where does a 7s orbital come into play?
Would you use 7s when it comes to francium?

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BvU
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If the (b) part of the exercise is "Why is this so?", we're in trouble :smile:
 
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If the (b) part of the exercise is "Why is this so?", we're in trouble :smile:
Ha yeah.
 
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Just wondering where does a 7s orbital come into play?
Would you use 7s when it comes to francium?
Don't forget about excited states. Francium is not used much because it has a lifetime too short to do meaningful experiments with it, but the 7s orbital comes into play often when dealing with cesium.
 

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