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By Lorenzo J. Curtis

Lorenzo Curtis deals a brand new conceptual method of atomic constitution that makes use of conceptual semiclassical types to introduce empirical systematizations of measured information. those types demonstrate the dynamical habit of many of the interactions that designate the energies and lifetimes of complicated atoms. Curtis emphasizes the ancient foundation of the sector in addition to the connection to fashionable primary thought. He additionally contains many solved difficulties that offer connections with astrophysics, chemistry, condensed subject, and different comparable fields.

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2 arcsec/century) can be corrected by including this term, thus obtaining an overall multiplicative factor of six. This yields the observed result 43 arcsec/century. 10 The core polarization model In order to precisely characterize highly excited states in complex atoms, a core polarization model is often adopted [87, 190]. In this model, the outer active electron is considered to orbit a core (consisting of a nucleus and a deformable cloud of inner passive electrons) of effective charge ζ and electrostatic polarizabilities αd and α Q that lead, respectively, to field-induced dipole and quadrupole moments d and Q.

This is because, owing to the Maslov index, an s-state has a small but finite periapsis in the nonrelativistic semiclassical formulation (it will be shown later that this periapsis collapses for high Z in the relativistic case). Compare this to the corresponding quantum mechanical expression for this quantity r −3 QM = a03 n 3 Z3 . 97) The appearance of the factor in the denominator leads to problems for the specification of s-states in hydrogen, because the wave function does not vanish at the origin.

This is because, owing to the Maslov index, an s-state has a small but finite periapsis in the nonrelativistic semiclassical formulation (it will be shown later that this periapsis collapses for high Z in the relativistic case). Compare this to the corresponding quantum mechanical expression for this quantity r −3 QM = a03 n 3 Z3 . 97) The appearance of the factor in the denominator leads to problems for the specification of s-states in hydrogen, because the wave function does not vanish at the origin.

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