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Li(g)

Li+(g) + e-(g)

I1 = 520 kJ/mol

M+(g)

M2+(g) + e-(g)

Li+( g)

Li2+(g) + e-(g)

I2 = 7300 kJ/mol

1st IE

2nd IE

These reactions require energy (endothermic).

Periodic Trends

2) The Ionization Energies (I) within the Periodic Table

I1 = E(M+, g) – E(M, g)

I2 = E(M2+, g) – E(M+, g)

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Electron Impact

M

Light (Eh)

M

e- ejected from M

if Eh high enough

I = Eh - Eelkin

+V

Determining Ionisation Energies

e accelerated

through potential

b) Photo Electron Spectroscopy

M(g) + e-(g)

M2+(g) + 2 e-(g)

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Trends in Ionisation Energies

General increase across periods

But kinks?

Let’s recall….

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Rcall: The orbital energies

Koopman’s Theorm

I - orbital energy

Together with our trend in (Zeff/n)2 across the period, that explains the general trend beautifully

But the kinks?

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1st Ionization Energies in the 1st Period

H

He

Li

Be

N

O

F

Ne

B

C

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Recall: Maximizing the number of parallel spins - The exchange interaction

Quantum mechanical in origin

Arguments based on the fact that total wavefunction has to be antiparallel with respect to exchange of the electrons (Pauli)

Nothing to do with the fact that electrons are charged!

Result is that each electron pair with parallel spins leads to a lowering of the electronic energy of the atom

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B

Al

Ga

In

Tl

F

Cl

Br

Ionisation Energy /eV

2

3

4

5

6

n

Moving on through the Periodic Table

Group 13

Group 17

I

As

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Note large increase in IE from K to Cu (10 extra units of nuclear charge badly shielded by d electrons and again from Rb to Ag). Between Cs and Au the 4f shell is filled giving a total increase of 24 units of nuclear charge!

14

12

10

8

6

4

2

0

IE(eV)

H

Li

Na

K

Rb

Cs

Cu

Ag

Au

Moving on through the Periodic Table

1

3

5

n

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- Atomic Structure and Periodic Trends
- Why study atomic electronic structure?
- The Periodic Table
- The Hydrogen Atom
- Energy Levels?
- The Rydberg Formula
- Bohr Theory (old quantum)
- The problem with Bohr Theory
- Quantum mechanical Principles and the Solution of the Schrödinger Equation
- The Results of Quantum Mechanics
- Spherical Polar Coordinates
- The quantum numbers;
- The Radial Wavefunctions
- Revisit: The Born Interpretation
- Radial Wavefunctions and the Born Interpretation
- The Surface area of a sphere is hence:
- Construction of the radial distribution function
- Radial distribution function P(r)
- The Angular Wavefunction
- The Shapes of Wavefunctions (Orbitals)
- Electron densities representations
- The energies of orbitals
- The Ionization Energy
- Other Atoms
- Periodic Trends
- Space for extra Notes
- More on Ionization Energies
- More Periodic Trends
- Appendices

- Health Physics
- Newton's Laws
- The Effects of Radiation on Living Things
- Mechanical, Electromagnetic, Electrical, Chemical and Thermal
- Sound
- Sound
- Motion

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