Electron Density Definition

Definition: Electron density is a representation of the probability of finding an electron in a specific location around an atom or molecule.

In general, the electron is more likely to be found in regions with high electron density.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Electron Density Definition." ThoughtCo, Jun. 11, 2014, thoughtco.com/definition-of-electron-density-605072. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2014, June 11). Electron Density Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-electron-density-605072 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Electron Density Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-electron-density-605072 (accessed January 22, 2018).