Rutherford-Bohr Model of the Atom
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This chapter is devoted to a discussion of the Rutherford—Bohr model of the atom. The two giants of modern physics, Rutherford and Bohr, have not collaborated on the model; however, they both made a major contribution to it; Rutherford by introducing the concept of the atomic nucleus with electrons revolving about the nucleus in a cloud and Bohr by introducing the idea of electron angular momentum quantization and by deriving from first principles the kinematics of the hydrogen atom and one-electron atoms in general.
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