question 1234

Questionsquestion 1234
admin Staff asked 1 month ago

How many nodal planes are there for 3d orbital

1 Answers
admin Staff answered 1 month ago

Nodal planes are also called as angular nodes or planar nodes.
For any orbital, this value will depend upon the azimuthal quantum number ‘l’
Number of planar nodes = l
For s orbitals, l=0
For p orbitals l=1
For d orbitals l=2
So, number of nodal planes is equal to 2.

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