Properties of rhodium atoms

Ionisation Energies and electron affinity

The electron affinity of rhodium is 109.7  kJ mol-1. The ionisation energies of rhodium are given below.

Ionisation energy number Enthalpy /kJ mol-1
1st 719.7
2nd 1740
3rd 2997

Ionisation energies of Rh

Electronic configuration

The following represents the electronic configuration and its associated term symbol for the ground state neutral gaseous atom. The configuration associated with rhodium in its compounds is not necessarily the same.

Pointer to The Orbitron gallery of orbitals.

Kossel shell structure of Rh
A schematic representation of the shell structure of rhodium - not what the atom of rhodium "looks like".

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