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Pickering Series and Bohr"s Atom. by Harry Hemley Plaskett

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[Reprinted from the Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, April, 1922]

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Pagination137-149 p.
Number of Pages149
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Open LibraryOL16048584M

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Pickering series. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. The Pickering series (also known as the Pickering–Fowler series) consists of three lines of singly ionized helium found, usually in absorption, in the spectra of hot stars like Wolf–Rayet stars. The name comes from Edward Charles Pickering and Alfred Fowler.   The Pickering series, Bohr found, would be given by a formula of the type ## 4R_H(1/4^2—1/m^2) ## where m=5, 6, 7 This on his theory means that ionized helium atoms in which electrons are falling from outer orbits to the fourth would give rise to the Pickering lines. SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) Title: The Pickering Series and Bohr's Atom Authors: Plaskett, H. H. Journal: Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Vol. 16, p Bibliographic Code: JRASCP.   Bohr's Atomic Model Following the discoveries of hydrogen emission spectra and the photoelectric effect, the Danish physicist Niels Bohr ( - ) proposed a new model of the atom in Bohr proposed that electrons do not radiate energy as they orbit the nucleus, but exist in states of constant energy which he called stationary states.

Quantum: Einstein, Bohr and the great debate about the nature of reality, by Manjit Kumar, Icon Books, , ff. A biographical history of quantum theory By Howard Jones This is a biographical history of the development of quantum mechanics. All the personalities involved are here it by: Michael Eckert: How Sommerfeld extended Bohr’s model of the atom (–) Bohr’s recent work. Perhaps h e was afra id that Bohr would proceed along similar. Bohr Model of the Atom Fundamental postulates: The Danish physicist Niels Bohr, who first presented this model of the atom, based it on 3 fundamental postulates. (1) Electrons move around the nucleus in circular non-radiating orbits - called “stationary states”. However, they are not at rest!File Size: KB.   1 Rutherford observed circles of light that looked like a gravitational orbit in the gas molecules observed. That lead to the Bohr orbit theory. 2 The Bohr model is based upon a ratio that if you have electrons moving at the speed of light, then t.

Evans found that the series and the Pickering series can be obtained in a helium spectrum showing no trace of the ordinary hydrogen lines. These series were observed a few years a g o by Prof. Fowler by sending a heavy discharge through a m i x t x e of hydrogen and helium; previously they had been observed only in star spectra.   Niel Bohr’s Atomic Theory states that – an atom is like a planetary model where electrons were situated in discretely energized orbits. The atom would radiate a photon when an excited electron would jump down from a higher orbit to a lower orbit. The difference between the energies of those orbits would be equal to the energy of the photon. Furthermore, There were other lines that were known at the time in the infrared, the so-called Paschen series, and Bohr also applied to his model to helium-plus, where you change the value of z and now you get predictions of where the lines of helium-plus should be. If you wish to calculate the radius of the first Bohr orbit for some other hydrogen-like atom, such as \(\text{D}\), or \(\text{He}^+\), or muonic hydrogen, note that for such atoms the only things that are different are the masses or charges or both, so there is no need to repeat the tedious calculations that you have already done for hydrogen.