Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 8 - Sections 8.1-8.9 - Exercises - Review Questions: 11

Answer

The sublevels within a principle energy level split in multielectron atoms because of penetration of the outer electrons into the region of the core electrons.

Work Step by Step

The sublevels in hydrogen are not split because they are empty in the ground state.
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