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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integer quantum number equal to the sequence number of the electron orbit in an atom as the distance it from its core [4, 7].
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.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists have provided proof for a new state of matter: an electron orbits a nucleus at a great distance, while many other atoms are bound inside the orbit.
Evoking the electron orbits of an atom, the ribbons of Estiluz's Siso, by Estudi Ribaudi, are crafted from plated or painted aluminum and seem to float around the spherical diffuser.

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