• The Bohr Correspondence Principle: Kepler Orbits of the Electron in a Hydrogen Atom

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      Correspondence principle, hydrogen atom, Kepler orbit.

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      We consider the quantum-mechanical non-relativistichydrogen atom. We show that for boundstates with size much larger than the Bohr radius,one can construct a wave packet that is localizedin space corresponding to a classical particlemoving in a circular orbit.

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