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How many possible orbitals are there for n=100?

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tinadoyle | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 16, 2012 at 4:43 AM via web

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How many possible orbitals are there for n=100?

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chaobas | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted July 16, 2012 at 11:49 PM (Answer #2)

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Now the principle quantum number is 100 (n=100).

 

The number of orbital is given by the Azimuthal Quantum Number, which is denotate by "l" and its value ranges from 0 to (n-1)

 

So the number of orbitals would be 0 to (n-1) that is 0 to 99 that is 100 orbitals.

 

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