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Show that the speed of an electron in the nth Bohr orbit of hydrogen is (alpha*c)/n, where alpha is the fine structure constant. What would be the speed in a hydrogenlike atom with a nuclear charge of Ze?

We didn't talk about the fine structure constant in class, so could someone explain to me what it is? Hints on how to show that speed = alpha c/n would also be appreciated.

Thanks,

eku_girl83

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