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yrelhan4 Group Title

The degeneracy of the level of hydrogen atom that has energy - RH/16 is ??

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    You're supposed to work backward from the Rydberg formula to the principal quantum number n, and then remember the degeneracy of the hydrogen atom for each value of n.

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    are subshells degenerate too?

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    @Carl_Pham

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    In the H atom, yes.

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    not in other atoms? i fill the orbitals according to aufbau, paulis and hunds rule..

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    No, not in other atoms. As soon as you get electron-electron repulsion, the degeneracy of subshells is lifted.

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