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Correspondence Principle Question

  1. Oct 20, 2004 #1
    Of the following quantities, which increase and which decrease in the Bohr model as n increases? Frequency of revolution, electron speed, electron wavelength, angular momentum, potential energy, kinetic energy, total energy.
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  3. Oct 22, 2004 #2


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    What are the expressions for the radius, potential and kinetic energy ? From these, can you not find all the others ?

    If you don't know the expression, can you derive it ?

    Use the following to derive it : (1) [itex]mvr = nh/2 \pi[/itex], (2)[itex] F = e^2/4 \pi \epsilon r^2 = mv^2/r[/itex]
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