eli5 Poor shielding of d-electrons.


Why do d – electrons offer such poor shielding? Specifically (n-1)d electrons? Is it some intrinsic property of theirs or something related to its distribution in the orbitals?

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As this is a fairly basic question subreddit and the question you ask is extremely specific, I would like to refer you to r/askscience

You’re more likely to get a good answer there. It isn’t likely that someone here can answer it