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Atomic orbitals: 5p electron density
"Dot-density" plot of the 5px electron density function ψ5px2. Blue represents negative values for the wave functions and red represents positive values.
This page displays the electron density of a 5p orbital as a "dot-density" diagram. High density of dots in a region denotes high electron density.
The form of the plots for the 5px, 5py and 5pz orbitals is similar, differing only in orientation.
You can use your mouse to manipulate the "orbital" in the "JSmol" image above.
The Orbitron is a gallery of orbitals on the WWWThe OrbitronTM, a gallery of orbitals on the WWW, URL: http://winter.group.shef.ac.uk/orbitron/
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