The electron affinity of nitrogen is 7 kJ mol-1. The ionisation energies of nitrogen are given below.
The following represents the electronic configuration and its associated term symbol for the ground state neutral gaseous atom. The configuration associated with nitrogen in its compounds is not necessarily the same.
A schematic representation of the shell structure of nitrogen - not what the atom of nitrogen "looks like".
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