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Chem 105a Week 8 Notes

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Chem 105a Week 8 Notes CHEM 105A

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Finish chapter 6 Enthalpy Energy Start Chapter 7 Quantum mechanics Electromagnetic radiation Electromagnetic spectrum wave and particle properties of atoms Einstein and other cool stuff
General Chemistry
Thomas Michael Bertolini
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Date Created: 10/14/16
10 October 2016 Chapter 6 continued ● Calculating change in enthalpy in reaction ○ There are three quantitative relationships between a chemical equation and ΔH ■ If a chemical equation is multiplied by some number, ΔH is also multiplied by the same number ■ If a chemical equation is reversed, then ΔH changes sign ● Remember that negative enthalpy means that the function is exothermic ○ Hess’s Law ■ If a chemical reaction can be expressed as the sum of a series of steps, then ΔH for the overall equation is the sum of the ΔH s for each step ○ Since enthalpy is a state function, ΔH is dependent only on initial and final states ● Standard States ○ A set of conditions to measure state properties ○ Don’t confuse STP with standard state. SS doesn’t include a specific temperature ○ Standard states include ■ Gases (1 atm) ■ Solutions (1 M) ■ Liquids, solids (Pure, 1 atm) ○ Recall the state of each element at 25 C (room temperature) ● Standard Enthalpy of Formation (can use fractional reaction coefficients) ○ ΔH f The ΔH when 1 mol of a compound forms from its elements in their standard states ○ For a pure element in its standard state, the enthalpy of formation is zero ○ The reaction coefficient is for the product must be 1 ● Standard Enthalpy of Reaction ○ The enthalpy change for a given reaction is calculated by subtracting the enthalpies of formation of the reactants from the enthalpies of formation of the products ○ ΔH ° = Σn ΔH (products) −Σn ΔH (reactants) rxn p f r f ○ For these problems on exams, data for the enthalpy of formation will be given. Consult the appendix of the textbook for practice problems. ● Keep the ΔHs straight ○ ΔH - enthalpy or heat of reaction. Units in kJ. Calculated by rxn Hess’ Law or measured by calorimetry ° ○ ΔH -fstandard enthalpy of formation. 1 mol of a compound forms from its elements in their standard states; elements may have fractional coefficients. Units are kJ/mol. Elements in standard state have ΔH = 0 ° f ○ ΔH °rxn standard enthalpy of reaction. Hypothetical decomposition of reactants into their elements and reconstitution of elements into products. Units are kJ. ° ° ° ΔH rxn= Σn pH (pfoducts) −Σn ΔH (reacfants) Chapter 7 The Quantum Mechanical Model ● Two branches of mechanical physics ○ Classical mechanics- laws describing the motion of macroscopic ​ objects (planets have o ​ rbits) ○ Quantum mechanics- principles of electrical and magnetic properties at the atomic and subatomic level (electrons have ​ orbitals) ● Electromagnetic radiation ○ EMR- a form of energy transmission ○ Wave- a disturbance that transmits energy through space or matter ○ All electromagnetic radiation travels in waves. They have three basic characteristics ■ Wavelength (λ)- the distance between the crests or troughs of a wave. Measured in meters ■ Frequency (nu, ν )- the number of waves per second 1 passing a certain point. Measured in Hertz, or , or s s ■ Speed (c) - all electromagnetic radiation travels at the speed of light (c= 2.9979 E 8 m/s) ○ λ*ν = c ■ As wavelength increases, frequency decreases and vice versa ● The Electromagnetic Spectrum ○ Electromagnetic radiation is classified based on wavelength −12 ○ Smallest wavelength: Gamma rays (10 m) ○ Longest wavelength: Radio waves ● Infrared (IR) ○ If you don’t have a fever, you emit IR radiation at wavelengths of about 12 nanometers ● Interference ○ Waves interact with each other via interference ○ Constructive interference- two waves add to make a larger wave (with a larger amplitude) ○ ○ Destructive interference- two waves cancel each other out (because they are out of phase) ○ ● Diffraction ○ waves (not particles) bend around an opening in a barrier ○ Diffraction through two slits gives an interference pattern of the diffracted waves ● Photons ○ Quanta (discrete amounts) of energy ○ Electromagnetic radiation is photons. A specific type of EMR has photons with the same energy ○ Atoms can absorb and emit photons ● The photoelectric effect ○ When exposed to certain light, metals eject electrons from their surface ● The photoelectric effect ○ The PE requires a minimum or threshold frequency of EMR (not intensity) to occur ○ Metals emit electrons when exposed to EMR at or above the threshold frequency ● Einstein and the PE effect ○ Einstein proposed electromagnetic radiation (EMR) is a stream of photons ○ Energy of a photon is proportional to its frequency ○ Intense EMR can dislodge more electrons, it has more photons than dim EMR ● PE in Summary ● v>>v0 v>v0 v<v0 Dim EMR Fewer Fewer None (fewer photons) electrons, electrons, lower higher velocity velocity Bright EMR More electrons, More electrons, None (more photons) higher velocity lower velocity ● ● Quantum mechanics ○ Energy is quantized; it can only be released or absorbed in specific amounts called quanta (hv) ○ This equation solves energy per particle ○ Ephoton hv =hλ -34​ 2​ ○ Planck’s constant h= ​6.62607004 × 10​ m​ kg / s ● Photon energy ○ The equation accounts for the energy of a photon itself or an electron transition ○ A photon is a quantity of energy, so the energy is only positive ○ The energy of an electron can be positive or negative, but the equation is the same ΔE = E = hv =hc electron photon λ ● Electron transitions ○ Electrons can absorb a photon and more to a higher energy level ○ Electrons in high energy states are unstable and lose energy as photons, dropping to lower energy states ○ ΔE electronv =hλ= Enfinal ninitial ○ When an electron moves to a higher energy level, it is called absorption. The photon is consumed ○ When an electron moves to a lower energy level, a photon is emitted 14 October 2016 ● A mole of photons is called an Einstein ● Evidence for Electronic Transitions ○ Atoms- line spectra ● Atomic spectrum of Hydrogen ○ When white light is concentrated through a prism, the entire visible light spectrum is ○ When H2 is refracted through a prism, only certain pieces of the spectrum are seen ● Line spectra ○ Unique to each element ○ Line spectra are not the continuous spectrum because electron energies are quantized ○ Each line corresponds to an electronic transition ○ Four elements are named after prominent colors in their line spectra ■ Thallium is Greek for green stem (only one green line) ■ Indium has a very strong indigo line ■ Rubidium is Latin for deep red ■ Cesium is Latin for sky blue ● Flame tests ○ Elements display various colors of light upon exposure to heat ○ the color is characteristic of the element and represents one or more strong lines in its line spectra ● Fireworks ○ Large scale flame tests ○ Blue fireworks shouldn’t exist; all elements with a blue flame are toxic to the environment ■ Selenium, indium, lead, arsenic ● The luminol reaction ○ Luminol and hydrogen peroxide yields light, oxygen, and water ○ This is chemiluminescence ● Wave-Particle Duality ○ All matter exhibits both particulate and wave properties ○ Large objects generally display undetectable behavior ○ Electromagnetic ● Electrons as particles ○ Mass and charge ● Electrons as waves ○ Can be observed behaving like waves ● The de Broglie Equation ○ Einstein’s theory of relativity reveals that energy has mass ■ E = mc^2 ○ The energy of a photon is proportional to its frequency ○ De Broglie: λ = mν ○ Using the de Broglie equation, the wavelength can be calculated from velocity. Everything obeys this equation. ● The width of an atom is an Angstrom, or 10 E-10 m ● The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle ○ An orbital is a volume of space with a high probability of finding an electron ■ How the electron moves… TBD ■ We are limited in our knowledge of both the position and momentum of a particle at any one time ■ Δx *Δν ≥ h 4Π ■ Cannot know both the location and the velocity at any one point ■ Δx= uncertainty of particle position ■ mΔν = uncertainty of particle momentum ■ ν = velocity (not frequency)


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