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Standing Waves and Stable Atoms

Lecture no. 5 from the course: Quantum Mechanics

Standing Waves and Stable Atoms

Taught by Professor Benjamin Schumacher | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

You explore the mystery of why atoms are stable. Niels Bohr suggested that quantum theory explains atomic stability by allowing only certain distinct orbits for electrons. Erwin Schrödinger discovered a powerful equation that reproduces the energy levels of Bohr's model.

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