Suppose an electron could orbit a proton at a constant distance of 1.11 Angstroms, with the the centripetal force coming from the Coulomb attraction between proton and electron.
- What would be its orbital velocity, orbital KE, electrostatic PE relative to infinite separation, and total energy?
- What would be its deBroglie wavelength at the orbital velocity?
- How many deBroglie wavelengths are required to span the circumference of this orbit? What does this say about the possibility of actually achieving this orbit?
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