WebLecture: Electrons and Waves
Kotz and Triechel, Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity Chapter 6: Section 4-5.
6.4 DeBroglie's equation, wavelength = h/p = h/mv, links the wave and particle properties of an object with mass m traveling at velocity v.
6.5 Heisenberg's undertainty principle shows that we cannot know both the location and velocity of a an electron. Shrodinger's wave equation can tell us the probability that an electron with specific characteristics lies within a given volume of space, but it can't tell us where in the space the electron is. The characteristics are defined by the four quantum numbers, n (energy level), l (angular momentum), m (magnetic orientation), and s (spin).
Review the Videos at Thinkwell Video Lessons.
Homework problems: See your Moodle assignment!
Carry out the iodine-oxalate reaction and use your standard set of concentrations to estimate reaction concentration levels at regular intervals. Record concentrations and note when your reaction reaches equilibrium.
© 2005 - 2018 This course is offered through Scholars Online, a non-profit organization supporting classical Christian education through online courses. Permission to copy course content (lessons and labs) for personal study is granted to students currently or formerly enrolled in the course through Scholars Online. Reproduction for any other purpose, without the express written consent of the author, is prohibited.