Do you remember what causes this beautiful phenomena?
The Aurora from
Terje Sorgjerd on
Problems with the Bohr Model
Why can't the electrons
circle around the nucleus?
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C) Limitations of Bohr Model
1) electron couldn’t circle
around nucleus like a planet! …
Because they would lose energy (by emitting
electromagnetic radiation) & spiral into nucleus.
2) Bohr was not able to explain electron orbits
of large atom w/ many electrons
Wave Function And Wave-Particle Duality
Deutsches Bundesarchiv (German Federal Archive),
When you are studying sub-atomic particles, you
(A particles position and
momentum are affected by your measuring
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|You can be certain about the
momentum of a subatomic
particle but never both
at the same time.
The more you know
about the momentum of a subatomic
the less you know about
its position and vice versa
Present Theory of the Atom
Electrons do not have precisely described
positions and momenta
The 'probable' position and momenta are
Electrons occupy regions in space called
Spectral Lines - Electron Cloud
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Conservation of M & E
Quantum Mechanics: The Uncertainty Principle
Science of the Silicon Solar Cell"
- Don Ion
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