electron orbit


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Related to electron orbit: Atomic orbital, P orbital, D orbitals
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the path of an electron around the nucleus of an atom

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As they involve the electron orbits, as with common chemical reactions, they belong to the chemical realm, yet the evidence suggests that the usual list of properties of elements may be incomplete, and an additional descriptor may be justified: "orbitality" (4).
Indeed this idea that the electron orbits at constant radius is a necessary condition for the electron to be considered objectively real.
Part I, appearing in July 1913, described the quantum rules for electron orbits and quantum jumps in the hydrogen atom, explaining the spectrum of colors it emitted.
The fact that the elliptic path s can equal its translation component n [1] seems to be crucial for forming the stable electron orbits around the atom nucleus.
I was immediately reminded of the Bohr--de Broglie model of electron orbits forming standing waves.
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