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Orbital And Spin Angular Momentum

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Posted by Barry Dye on November 4, 1999 04:04:32 UTC

From what I understand, in a multiple electron atom, J the total angular momentum is the vector sum of the spin angular momentum and the orbital angular momentum. But what about a single electron atom (hydrogen), is the total angular momentum still equal to Lz plus Sz? Also is the total magnetic dipole moment equal to the sum of muorbz plus musz?

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