Standing Waves and Stable Atoms

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Standing Waves and Stable Atoms
Episode 5 of Quantum Mechanics

2009
30 mins

You explore the mystery of why atoms are stable. Niels Bohr suggested that quantum theory explains atomic stability by allowing only certain distinct orbits for electrons. Erwin Schrodinger discovered a powerful equation that...

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Benjamin Schumacher