Problem: Ground-state ionization energies of some one-electron species are:H = 1.31 x 10 3 kJ/mol               He  + = 5.24 x 10 3 kJ/mol               Li   2+ = 1.18 x 10 4 kJ/molWrite a general expression for the ionization energy of any one-electron species.

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The expression for the energy of an electron is:

En=(-2.18×10-18)Z2[1n2]

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Ground-state ionization energies of some one-electron species are:

H = 1.31 x 10 3 kJ/mol               He  + = 5.24 x 10 3 kJ/mol               Li   2+ = 1.18 x 10 4 kJ/mol

Write a general expression for the ionization energy of any one-electron species.

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