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Some questions on energy of orbitals

  1. Dec 21, 2012 #1
    1. We know px,py,pz are degenerate orbitals... My question is suppose in
    0=[He] 2s^2 2px^2 2py^1 2pz^1
    Are the px,py,pz orbitals degenerate here?

    2. What is the reason of inert pair effect?

    3. What is the order of shielding effect for s,p,d,f?
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 22, 2012 #2
    Oh... no one answered... Okay can anyone only answer 1 & 3...
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