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How Bohr's angular momentum formula derived?

  1. Nov 21, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Can anyone figure out how Bohr's angular momentum formula nh/2pie is derived? I can't figure it out. I know it has something to do with angular momentum= which is mvr, and Kinetic energy which is mv^2/2. lol, I am stumped.


    2. Relevant equations
    angular momentum= which is mvr, and Kinetic energy which is mv^2/2. l


    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Nov 21, 2009 #2

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  4. Nov 21, 2009 #3
    Thanks a lot. That helped a lot. It will take me a while to truly understand the intuition behind the formula. From what I understand, some of Bohr's Postulates do not follow quantum mechanics. I'm still kind of sketchy with the formula, but thanks for your help, it was a big hint.
     
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