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Chapter 41: Atomic Physics

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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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  1. Three electrons are in a one-dimensional rigid box (i.e., an infinite potential well) of length 0.50nm. Two are in the n=1state and one is in the n=6state. The selection rule for the rigid box allows only those transitions for which ∆nis odd

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  2. Consider the three hydrogen-atom states 6p,5d and 4f. Which has the highest energy?

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  3. List the quantum numbers, excluding spin, of

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  4. Identify the element for each of these electron configurations. Then determine whether this configuration is the ground state or an excited state.

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  5. The hydrogen atom1swave function is a maximum atr=0. But the1s radial probability density, shown peaks at r=aB and is zero atr=0. Explain this paradox.

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  6. In a multielectron atom, the lowest-lstate for eachn2s,3s,4s,etc.is significantly lower in energy than the hydrogen state having the same n. But the highest-l state for each n(2p,3d,4fetc) is very nearly equal in energy to the hydrogen state with the same n. Ex

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  7. In FIGURE Q41.12,a photon with energy 2.0eVis incident on an atom in the pstate. Does the atom undergo an absorption transition, a stimulated emission transition, or neit

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  8. Identify the element for each of these electron configurations. Then determine whether this configuration is the ground state or an excited state.

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  9. Draw a series of pictures, similar to the ground states ofK,Sc,CoandGe

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  10. Draw a series of pictures, similar to the ground states of Ca,Ni,As, and Kr

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