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Atomic orbitals: 6f wave functionsThis page addresses the 6f_{xyz}, 6f_{x(z2y2)}, 6f_{y(z2x2)}, and 6f_{z(x2y2)} wave functions. See below for links to images of the wave functions of the other 6f wave functions. Schematic plot of the 6f wave function ψ_{6fxyz}. The line graph on the left is a plot of values along along the x = y = z line. The surface plot is on the x = y plane, so the line plot is along the diagonal from bottom left to top right of the surface plot. The 6f_{xyz}, 6f_{x(z2y2)}, 6f_{y(z2x2)}, and 6f_{z(x2y2)} are identical in appearance and differ only is direction. The 6f_{x(z2y2)}, 6f_{y(z2x2)}, and 6f_{z(x2y2)} orbitals can be generated from the 6f_{xyz} orbital by 45° rotations about the x, y, and zaxes respectively. This is best seen when viewing all four together. Links to 6f wave functions  

The Orbitron is a gallery of orbitals on the WWW The Orbitron^{TM}, a gallery of orbitals on the WWW, URL: http://winter.group.shef.ac.uk/orbitron/Copyright 20022015 Prof Mark Winter [The University of Sheffield]. All rights reserved. Document served: Tuesday 13th November, 2018 