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Appeared in Year: 2011

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(i) What angle do the make with the z – axis when for an electron?

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

(Paper-2) (Section – A)


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

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

is the magnetic quantum number. Its value varies from

Here, from question; value of

Angular momentum diagram

Angular Momentum Diagram

In figure an angular momentum diagram is shown for l = 2.

  • And angular momentum is given as,

  • The…

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