# What happens to the atom?

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What will happen if somehow we make electron to stop revolving around the necleus?

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What will happen if somehow we make an atom stop oscillating as a wave? Will the atom disappear?
This question makes no sense. An atom isn't oscillating as a wave. An atom has a nucleus of protons and neutrons, surrounded by electrons in various quantised energy states (called electron shells).

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This question makes no sense. An atom isn't oscillating as a wave. An atom has a nucleus of protons and neutrons, surrounded by electrons in various quantised energy states (called electron shells).
Sorry I questioned it wrong. I have corrected it.

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What will happen if somehow we make electron to stop revolving around the necleus?

First, it isn't revolving round the nucleus. It's in an energy eigenstate. Only certain energy eigenstates are allowed (they must be solutions to the Schrodinger equation).

You can ionise an atom, by providing enough energy to "free" an electron. In that case you have an ion and a free electron which is no longer bound to the atom/ion.

The short answer to your question is that you get an ion.

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What will happen if somehow we make electron to stop revolving around the necleus?
You can't stop such an electron. But if you have only a nucleus (ion) and shoot an electron onto this nucleus, then a proton will turn into a neutron by emitting a neutrino.
Here is a nice list of weak interactions:
https://www.sas.upenn.edu/~pgl/SMB/529/Lecture_notes/LN15_weak.pdf

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Basically you are asking "what would happen if we stop physics to work the way it does?". No way to predict it, just as you can't predict how a fairy tale ends before it is told to the end.

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