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Homework Help: Orbital frequency and frequency of emitted radiation.

  1. May 30, 2013 #1
    According to Maxwell's Laws of electromagnetism , the orbital frequency (the number of complete orbits per second) of an electron will match the frequency of the emitted radiation.
    If an electron spirals into the nucleus, what would happen to the electron's orbital frequency?

    This is what I got.
    It would speed up as it got closer to the nucleus.

    is that correct?
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  3. May 30, 2013 #2


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