spdf orbitals

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Published on 28 Sep 2011
McGill University
CHEM 110
Chem 110 Lecture!
We cannot solve schrodinger equation with cartesian cordinates, we use
polar coordinates(r,teta,fi). But we can translate cartesian to polar.!
The orbitals: are used to describe the states of the other atoms (s,p,d,f)!
S orbitals act like scalars.!
P prbitals act like vectors.!
D orbitals act like quadripoles.!
F orbitals act like octopoles.!
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