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Homework Help: Neurtal hydrogen atom net electric charge and electric field at Bohr radius.

  1. Sep 29, 2012 #1
    I am studying for my exam and I have run in to this problem. The problem is given here ,[/PLAIN] [Broken] it is #9.

    I don't understand why -e ≠ ∫ρdV from 0 to the bohr radius, a0. If all of the charge is contained within that volume.
    I may not be understanding where exactly the Bohr radius is being measured to. I am thinking the a0 is the radius of the electron cloud. So the electron cloud would be a sphere with radius a0 with a charge of -e.
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  3. Sep 29, 2012 #2
    The problem is not specified.
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