Using $s, p, d$ notations, describe the orbital with the following quantum numbers.
Question.

Using s, p, d notations, describe the orbital with the following quantum numbers.

(a) $n=1, I=0 ;$

(b) $n=3 ; I=1$

(c) $n=4 ; I=2 ;$

(d) $n=4 ; I=3$

Solution:

(a) $n=1, I=0$ (Given)

The orbital is $1 s$.

(b) For $n=3$ and $I=1$

The orbital is $3 p$.

(c) For $n=4$ and $I=2$

The orbital is $4 d$.

(d) For $n=4$ and $I=3$

The orbital is $4 f$.
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