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Periodic table (electron configurations)

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Periodic table (electron configurations)

  • Configurations of elements 103 and 104 are uncertain; those for elements 105 and above are not available. Predictions from reliable sources have been used for these elements.
  • Grayed out electron numbers indicate subshells that are filled to their maximum.
  • The bracketed noble gas symbols on the left represent the inner configurations that are the same in each period. Written out these are:
He, 2, helium : 1s2
Ne, 10, neon : 1s2 2s2 2p6
Ar, 18, argon : 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6
Kr, 36, krypton : 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d10 4p6
Xe, 54, xenon : 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d10 4p6 5s2 4d10 5p6
Rn, 86, radon : 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d10 4p6 5s2 4d10 5p6 6s2 4f14 5d10 6p6
Uuo, 118, ununoctium : 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d10 4p6 5s2 4d10 5p6 6s2 4f14 5d10 6p6 7s2 5f14 6d10 7p6
  • Note the non-linear shell ordering, which comes about due to the different energies of smaller and larger shells.

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