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We had studies that hydrogen atom has only one orbital. Then how is their exitation between different orbital in case of hydrogen if only one exist??????

We had studies that hydrogen atom has only one orbital. Then how is their exitation between different orbital in case of hydrogen if only one exist??????

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Arun Kumar IIT Delhi
askIITians Faculty 256 Points
8 years ago
Hi
See when you excite a electron some energy is spent.
That energy goes into putting it at a distance which is called the radius of second excited state means second orbit.
That space was there but the electron is only put there which we call excitation to second state.
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Arun Kumar, Btech, IIT delhi
Askiitians Faculty

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