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Types of Quantum

The Electron Spin Quantum Number (\(m_s\))
The Electron Spin Quantum Number (\(m_s\))

The spin quantum number is the fourth of a set of quantum numbers (the principal quantum number, the azimuthal quantum number, the magnetic quantum number, and the spin quantum number), which completely describe the quantum state of an electron. It is designated by the letter s.

The Magnetic Quantum Number (\(m_l\))
The Magnetic Quantum Number (\(m_l\))

In atomic physics, the magnetic quantum number, designated by the letter m l, [dubious – discuss] is the third in a set of four quantum numbers (the principal quantum number, the azimuthal quantum number, the magnetic quantum number, and the spin quantum number) which describe the unique quantum state of an electron.

The Orbital Angular Momentum Quantum Number (\(l\))
The Orbital Angular Momentum Quantum Number (\(l\))

The angular momentum quantum number, l, (also referred to as the secondary quantum number or azimuthal quantum number) describes the shape of the orbital that an electron occupies. The lowest possible value of l is 0, and its highest possible value, depending on the principal quantum number, is n - 1.

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The Principal Quantum Number
The Principal Quantum Number

In quantum mechanics, the principal quantum number (symbolized n) is one of four quantum numbers which are assigned to all electrons in an atom to describe that electron's state. As a discrete variable, the principal quantum number is always an integer.

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