Finding the electron configuration of an ion

I looked in core.periodic_table and core.ion and could only find electron configuration for a neutral atom. It would be very nice to be able to generate the expected electron configuration for an ion – like what this website does.


Agreed, this would be a nice feature! We could add some simple logic to guess it on-the-fly but this would be wrong for many ions/charge states without having hard-coded exceptions. If you can find a reliable dataset for this (e.g. from IUPAC) I’d be happy to add it.

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Good point. I couldn’t seem to find a good source for a data set like this. I’ll let you know if I ever find one.