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Direction of revolution of atomic electrons

  1. Oct 25, 2007 #1
    all says electrons rounds the nucleus and revolves in its own axis if so in which direction electrons rounds the nucleus?????
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 25, 2007 #2
    Atoms have orbital angular momentum L. Its direction may give you some idea about how electrons move around the nucleus (with all quantum mechanical caveats about quantization of L).

    Eugene.
     
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