The Bohr / de Broglie Model

physics simulation


bohr model
foundations of quantum mechanics
bohr model simulation
Instructions: Use the sliders to control the n value (i.e. energy level). Notice how non-integer n values lead to a gap in the wave, indicating that they do not create a standing wave.
Explanation: We now know this model is incorrect, however, it does have an important place in the history and development of modern quantum mechanics.

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Stand alone sim

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