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Topics from Atomic Structure

  • Thomson and Rutherford atomic models and their limi (8 concepts)
  • Nature of electromagnetic radiation (3 concepts)
  • Photoelectric effect (2 concepts)
  • Spectrum of hydrogen atom (4 concepts)
  • Bohr model of hydrogen atom - its postulates (5 concepts)
  • Limitations of Bohr's model (1 concepts)
  • Introduction to Atomic Structure (2 concepts)
  • De-Broglie's relationship (1 concepts)
  • Heisenberg uncertainty principle (2 concepts)
  • Pauli's exclusion principle and Hund's rule (1 concepts)
  • Rules for filling electrons in orbitals (1 concepts)
  • Shapes of s, p and d - orbitals, electron spin and spin quantum number (3 concepts)
  • Various quantum numbers (principal, angular momentum and magnetic quantum numbers) and their significance (1 concepts)
  • Quantum mechanical model of atom, its important features (8 concepts)
  • Elementary ideas of quantum mechanics (7 concepts)

Important Books for Atomic Structure

  • Atomic Structure Book
  • Atomic Structure Book
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