Lecture 6: The Hydrogen Atom

author: Sylvia T. Ceyer, Center for Future Civic Media, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
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I. Binding energy of e- to nucleus

A. Quantized

B. n quantum number

C. Binding energy, En

II. Verification of Energy Levels for H Atom

A. Photon emission

B. λ of transitions between two states

C. Photon absorption

III. Wavefuntions for H Atom

A. Stationary state wavefunction

B. Three quantum numbers to describe a wave in 3D

1. Principle quantum number, n

2. Angular momentum quantum number, l

3. Magnetic quantum number, m

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