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electron energy question
« on: November 05, 2005, 09:40:58 AM »

electrons at orbitals closer to the nucleus have higher or lower energy compared to electrons at orbitals farther away from the nucleus?
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Re:electron energy question
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2005, 09:56:44 AM »

Electrons near the nucleus have a greater mass-energy than those farther away.
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Re:electron energy question
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2005, 06:37:05 PM »

I always thought that the electrons closer to the nuclei have less energy. Thus when you excite them, making them rise to a higher level by giving them more energy then later they give off the energy in the form of light as they return to the lower levels. Or is mass-energy something way different?
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