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Radiation vectors

  1. Sep 4, 2013 #1
    Hi, When a photon is emitted by an atom that has had an electron move energy levels, does the resultant wave dissipate 360 degrees in 3d or have a direction based on the movement of the electron. I'm thinking that my question reflects a lack of understanding of waves and forces.
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  3. Sep 4, 2013 #2
    Last edited: Sep 4, 2013
  4. Sep 4, 2013 #3
    Txs for the direction, Duck. I perused the link and recognized that I have a lot of study to accomplish before I can ask better question. If you have a summary explanation, please post it. Txs
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