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Objective for the "Comparing STOs and GTOs" Lab Activity:


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  • In this lab you will be required to create a spreadsheet that will allow you to compare a set of STOs and GTOs. This will be done for a hydrogen atom which has only one electron. You will make the assumption that the Slater Type Orbital answers are the most accurate and then attempt to model your Gaussian Type Orbitals to fit the STOs.

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