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Electromagnetism - Electrostatic force in hydrogen atom

  1. Feb 12, 2017 #1
    Consider Bohr's model of the hydrogen atom in the ground state, being Bohr's radius a= 52.3 pm. Determine the electrostatic force due to the interaction between the proton and the electron of the hydrogen atom, and the frequency of the motion of the electron.

    So I determined the electrostatic force and because the electron has a cirular motion (and the force is constant) I did $$a_0*w^2 = \frac F m$$ is it correct?

    w - angular velocity ; a - Bohr's radius ; F - electrostatic force ; m - elétron's mass
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