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I have been asked to consider an atom formed between an electron and 'black hole' i.e. a point singularity with mass and no charge. I should find the mass of the black hole Mh such that the energy levels of this atom would be identical to the energy levels of a hydrogen atom

I'm fairly sure I can calculate a mass that would give the same energy of the n=1 orbital (13.6eV) at the Bohr radius a0 by considering gravitational rather than EM interactions, but I'm having difficulty grasping the notion of quantised gravitational orbits. Are all 'energy levels' quantised?

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# Homework Help: Hypothetical 'black hole'/electron atom

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