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Atomic orbitals: 7g electron density

This page addresses the 7gz2xy and 7gz2(x2 - y2) electron density functions. They are identical in appearance and differ only in direction. See below for links to images of the electron densities of the other 7g orbitals.

"Dot-density" plot of the 7gz2(x2 - y2) electron density function ψ7gz2(x2 - y2)2. Blue represents negative values for the wave function and red represents positive values.

This page displays the electron density of the 7gz2(x2 - y2) orbital as a "dot-density" diagram. High density of dots in a region denotes high electron density.

Using JSmol

You can use your mouse to manipulate the "orbital" in the "JSmol" image above.

  • Click on the JSmol text in the above diagram to show a popup menu.
  • To rotate about the x and y directions, drag mouse around the image
  • To rotate about the z direction (which comes out of the screen towards you), hold shift and drag mouse horizontally
  • To zoom, hold shift key down and drag mouse vertically
  • To reset the image, hold down shift key and double click ony part of the image not containing dots

Links to 7g electron "dot-density" functions

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