Highly excited states for hydrogen like atoms (also called

Highly excited states for hydrogen like atoms (also called Rydberg states) with nuclear charge Ze are defined by their principal quantum number n, where n >> Which of the following statement(s) is (are) true?

  1. Relative change in the radii of two consecutive orbitals does not depend  Z
  2. Relative change in the radii of two consecutive oribitals varies as 1/n
  3. Relative change in the energy of two consecutive orbitals varies as 1/n3
  4. Relative change in the angular momenta of two consecutive orbitals varies as 1/n
Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 23rd May 2016 in Physics.
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    Answer: (a) Relative change in the radii of two consecutive orbitals does not depend Z,  (b) Relative change in the radii of two consecutive orbitals varies as 1/n & (d) Relative change in the angular momenta of two consecutive orbitals varies as 1/n. 

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 24th May 2016.
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