What is Azimuthal Quantum Number, how is it calculated

Asked by Aditya Varna | 25th Sep, 2011, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Azimuthal quantum number: Symbol l, defines the subshell or kind of orbital, and can have the values 0,1,...,n–1. An orbital with = 0 is called an s orbital; with l = 1 is called a p orbital with = 2 is called a d orbital; with = 3 is called an f orbital. Second character in designation of an orbital.

Answered by  | 25th Sep, 2011, 10:13: PM

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