Encyclopedia > P-block

  Article Content

P-block

P-block (for principal, although this orbital has nothing to do with principal quantum number[?]) elements are made up of elements in group 13-18 in the periodic table which all occupy the highest energy orbital, the p orbital. The outer electron shell configurations of all these elements all have the from ns2npx (x=1 to 6)

See also:



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Cultural imperialism

... encouraging the game of cricket and teaching English, to further establish its grasp on countries and territories the world over. As exploration of the Am ...