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ScottWu

  • one year ago

In Cu, can electrons in 3d band contribute to conduction?

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  1. bhaswati
    • one year ago
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    you mean 3rd orbit??

  2. ScottWu
    • one year ago
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    3d, since when considering the conduction in Cu we need to focus on 4s and 3d, the outer orbitals.

  3. bhaswati
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    no it dont coz there is a attraction force between nucleous and electrons.. this force is stronger 4 nearer orbits..and weaker 4 outer orbits.. thus electon(s) of outer orbit takes part in conduction process..

  4. ScottWu
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    That's right. In details, how to explain that 3d orbitals cannot contribute to conduction since the band is full.

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