what is azimuthal quantum number ?

Asked by shubhi sharma | 9th Jul, 2013, 05:10: PM

Expert Answer:

 Azimuthal quantum number signifies shapes of the orbitals.
If n = the principal quantum number, then one value lower than n is the azimutal quantum number (n-1).
eg - if n = 1,    l = o  (1-1).

Answered by  | 10th Jul, 2013, 01:05: AM

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