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Homework Help: What happens when 2 electrons collide?

  1. Feb 12, 2012 #1
    Hello! So I'm trying to explain dah electron configuration to my little sis...
    quick answer will be appreciated! do they bounce off due to same charge repelling?
    thanks :)
     
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  3. Feb 12, 2012 #2

    Simon Bridge

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    They don't. The repel each other remember - they'll never get close enough to touch ... it is even difficult to say what that would mean at that scale.

    Little-sis model: They just bounce off each other.
     
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