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» Nuclear Physics » Angular Momentum

Appeared in Year: 2011

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(i) What angle do the L(vector) make with the z – axis when l=2 for an electron?

(ii) Determine the value of the total angular momentum for a 3d electron.

(Paper-2) (Section – A)

Explanation

(i) Angle do the L make with z – axis is given as,

cosθ=LzL(1)

Where, Lz is the z – component of the angular momentum, which is given as,

Lz=m

m is the magnetic quantum… (372 more words) …

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