Electron Configuration


"Electron Configuration" refers to the arrangement of the electrons in an atom into orbitals.
In this video, we demonstrate how to follow the Aufbau Principle, filling in electrons into the orbitals of the Aufbau Diagram while obeying Hund's Rule and the Pauli Exclusion Principle.  
This video has 6 examples worked out in full:  Hydrogen, Helium, Lithium, Beryllium, Boron, and Carbon.  We also cover two exceptions to the Aufbau Principle:  Chromium and Copper.  

Video: Electron Configuration

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