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B Electron Revolution???

  1. Nov 5, 2016 #1

    According to quantum mechanics, an electron possesses orbital angular momentum. And we know that orbital angular momentum is possessed by revolving body. Does electron revolve around the nucleus? Please explain. I shall be very much thankful to you.
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    Zero orbital angular momentum is possible as well.
    Not in the classical sense of "revolving". There is no accurate classical description.
  4. Nov 5, 2016 #3

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    Electrons of the world, unite!

    Oh, not that kind of revolution. Never mind.
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