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    Confused about the sizes of atomic particles

    Awesome, thanks for the replies gents, I understand it much better now.
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    Confused about the sizes of atomic particles

    Thanks for the reply. I have taken modern and quantum physics, and I am familiar with wave functions, but the functions we worked with only dealt with the probability of it being at a certain point R away from the nucleus, or it's expectation value, not the radius of the electron itself.
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    Confused about the sizes of atomic particles

    Hey guys, I was doing some research and I am confused since I can't seem to get a straight answer. I wanted to know what the diameters/radii of protons and electrons are. But no place I go to agrees on the numbers. The general trend for protons is somewhere around 10^-15, but I've seen...
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