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Name: Bohr’s Theory of the Hydrogen Atom
ID: m42596
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Describe the mysteries of atomic spectra.
  • Explain Bohr’s theory of the hydrogen atom.
  • Explain Bohr’s planetary model of the atom.
  • Illustrate energy state using the energy-level diagram.
  • Describe the triumphs and limits of Bohr’s theory.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: absorption spectra, atomic spectrum, Balmer series, Bohr model, Bohr radius, Bohr’s theory, double-slit interference, electron orbit, emission spectra, energy-level diagram, excited state, ground state, hydrogen-like atom, hydrogen spectrum wavelengths, line spectrum, Lyman series, Niels Bohr, orbital energy, Paschen series, planetary model of the atom, Rydberg constant, spectrum
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.4 (history)
First publication date: Jan 18, 2012 9:27 am +0000
Last revision to module: Jun 13, 2012 3:55 pm +0000

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Version: 1.6 Jul 15, 2014 11:01 am +0000 by OpenStax College
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Version: 1.5 Sep 6, 2013 2:45 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.4 Jun 13, 2012 3:55 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer Currently viewing this version.
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Version: 1.3 Jun 6, 2012 2:12 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.2 Jun 4, 2012 4:38 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 8:23 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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