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  • 3 years ago

What are all of the irregular electron configurations?

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  1. Carl_Pham
    • 3 years ago
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    Excluding the inner transition elements, many of which are weird: Cr,Cu,Nb,Mo,Ru,Rh,Pd,Ag,Pt and Au.

  2. zaynahf
    • 3 years ago
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    Do you know how these could be done?

  3. hba
    • 3 years ago
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    Like how we can find their electronic configration ?

  4. zaynahf
    • 3 years ago
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    Yep.. does it have to be memorized, or can you tell by looking at the chart?

  5. hba
    • 3 years ago
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    Yes we have to learn them up but they are tricks to learn them :) Gimme a min lemme draw and show you how to learn :D brb

  6. zaynahf
    • 3 years ago
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    Ok, thanks

  7. hba
    • 3 years ago
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    I am really sorry but it is hard to show here. Come on twiddla.

  8. zaynahf
    • 3 years ago
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    Im on it right now

  9. zaynahf
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    http://www.twiddla.com/1052351

  10. hba
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    1s 2s 2p 3s 3p 3d 3f 4s 4p 4d 4f 5s 5p 5d 5f 6s 6p 6d 6f We actually write them up like this and make lines

  11. Carl_Pham
    • 3 years ago
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    They can all be rationalized by the unusual stability of a half- or completely-filled d subshell. That results in a predictable transfer of an s electron to the d subshell to make a half- or completely-filled subshell one element early for Cr, Cu, Mo, Ag and Au. The others (Nb,Ru,Rh,Pd,Pt) are just freaks, and you just have to remember them. W is also strange in *not* being strange. Like Cr and Mo, you'd *think* it would be d5,s1 but it's d4,s2. So W is also a freak.

  12. zaynahf
    • 3 years ago
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    @Carl_Pham Thank you so much!

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