Bohr's Model Research - Hannah Winter Bohrs Research on Hydrogen Bohrs model of hydrogen is based on the non-classical assumption that electrons

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Hannah Winter Bohr’s Research on Hydrogen Bohr’s model of hydrogen is based on the non-classical assumption that electrons travel in specific shells, or orbits, around the nucleus. He explained the hydrogen spectrum in terms of electrons absorbing and emitting photons to change energy levels. Bohr’s model does not work for systems with more than one electron. Numerous models of the atom had been postulated based on experimental results including the discovery of the electron by J. J. Thomson and the discovery of the nucleus by Ernest Rutherford. Bohr supported the planetary model, in which electrons revolved around a positively charged nucleus like the rings around Saturn —or alternatively, the planets around the sun. At the beginning of the 20th century, a new field of study known as quantum mechanics emerged. Bohr’s model of the hydrogen atom started from the planetary model, but he added one assumption regarding the electrons. Only shells with a radius given by the equation below would be allowed, and the electron could not exist in between these shells. To get

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