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Electron Config.

Electron Configuration terms

What shows the arrangement of electrons in the orbitals of an atom called? electron configuration
What rule/principle states that an orbital can only contain 2 electrons with opposite spins? Pauli exclusion principle
What rule/principle means to build or electrons fill orbitals starting at the lowest energy levels first building up to higher levels Aufbau principle
What rule/principle says every orbital in a sub-level is singly occupied before a second electron can be added to an orbital? Hund's rule
What does "ground state" of an atom is...? lowest energy level of that atom
What are the 4 sub-levels called? s, p, d, f
How many orbitals does an s sublevel have? 1
How many orbitals does a p sublevel have? 3
How many orbitals does a d sublevel have? 5
How many orbitals does an f sublevel have? 7
Each orbital can hold how many electrons? 2
What is the term for a positive ion? cation
What is the term for a negative ion? anion
These orbitals are dumbbell shaped. p
An atom with one or more electrons in a higher energy level than normal excited state
The period that an element is in tells us its ...? highest energy level
The last digit of the column number that a main group element is in tells us the ...? number of valence electrons
When electrons gain energy they move into ___________________ energy levels higher
When excited electrons move back down into their normal configuration, they lose the extra energy by ...? emitting light
The first energy level has how many sublevels? 1
The second energy level has how many sublevels? 2
The third energy level has how many sublevels? 3
The fourth energy level has how many sublevels? 4
Created by: scwitty