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How many orbitals are in silicon?

Last Updated: 18th May, 2021

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We see that there are 5 orbitals in Silicon,withthe 3rd P orbital incomplete.

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Then, how many orbitals are in silicon atom?

When we write the configuration we'll put all14electrons in orbitals around the nucleus oftheSilicon atom.

Likewise, does silicon have d orbitals? Silicon however has nofilledd-orbitals, but these orbitals stillexist aswe can excite electrons into them and they are stillreasonablyclose to the highest occupied groundstateorbital.

Accordingly, how many neutrons are in silicon?

14 neutrons

How many electron does silicon have?

14 electrons

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