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Is the energy difference between the 2s and 2p orbital smaller than the difference between 3s and 3p?

The energy difference between the s and p orbitals increases with atomic number As the atomic number increases, the nuclear charge increases and the electrons move closer to the nucleus. This reduces ...
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Why are Mo(NR2)3 complexes isolobal with the nitrogen atom in N2

The $\ce{NR2}$ groups also act as pi donors with their formally "lone" electron pairs coupling to the molybdenum $4d$ and $5p$ orbitals (compare with the mesomeric effect of such groups in ...
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