atomic orbital

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atomic orbital

[ə′täm·ik ′ȯr·bə·təl]
(atomic physics)
The space-dependent part of a wave function describing an electron in an atom.
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Table 2 shows the first five s-orbital shells filled (to 5[s.
1] Table 2: Ln (Z) for first s-orbital electron vs.