electron orbit


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Related to electron orbit: Atomic orbital, P orbital, D orbitals
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Noun1.electron orbit - the path of an electron around the nucleus of an atomelectron orbit - the path of an electron around the nucleus of an atom
itinerary, route, path - an established line of travel or access
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Mills postulated and then discovered other states of the hydrogen atom in which the electron orbit is smaller than the "ground" state.
Not only did it throw up the quirky quantum leap, but it took no account of special relativity, it failed to explain why the electron orbit did not decay due to synchrotron radiation but most important of all it failed to explain the nature of the quantization of angular momentum *.
All the scientists had to do was make one positively charged electron orbit one negatively charged proton.
Those applications are: i) maximizing the electron beam quality from a radiofrequency photocathode for its application in the SLAC X-ray laser facility currently under development, the first of its kind in the world; ii) accurately modeling electron beam loss in the SLAC SPEAR3 electron storage ring with a goal to further increase efficiency at the synchrotron X-ray laboratory; and iii) optimizing local electron orbit correction in an electron storage ring for enhanced, robust control.

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