A rationalization for the freshman rules for the H-atom quantum numbers.

From high school onward students have seen the "rules" for the hydrogen atom's quantum numbers: m is an integer, the maximum value of m is l, and l cannot become as big as n. In his physical chemistry course, Ludwig presents insight into the source of these rules.

Main Author: Ludwig, Oliver.
Format: Villanova Faculty Authorship
Language: English
Published: 2001
Online Access: http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?url=https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:178123