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by WebElements: the periodic table on the web

The orbitron d-orbitalsThis is to announce the first draft of The Orbitron – a web site with ray-traced images representing atomic orbitals. The site also has some animations that should help you to visualise them

The site shows images representing electron density and animated plots that should help you to understand their nodal structures. Future versions will have molecular orbitals as well.

The Orbitron images are “ray-traced” which hopefully means pretty (as well as informative).

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December 14th, 2009

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I’m pleased to announce that you can now buy the Orbitron atomic orbitals poster at the WebElements shop. You can visit The Orbitron to see these images and also animations showing representing the orbital functions.POS0007-A2-orbitron-2010-800.preview

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November 11th, 2009

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