s
orbital
 p
orbitals
 d
orbitals
 f
orbitals
 g
orbitals
 Hydrogenlike Orbitals

s

0

       

p

0

1

     

d

0

1

2

   

f

0

1

2

3

 

g

0

1

2

3

4

Click on the value of l for an orbital.

These animated orbitals are the angular part of the wave functions for the discrete stationary states of a one-electron atom plotted according to the equations presented by L. Pauling and E. B. Wilson, Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, pp. 133-134.  New York: McGraw-Hill, 1935.