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Armani Dodson 1A
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Elecrons

Postby Armani Dodson 1A » Sat Dec 03, 2016 1:48 pm

Do electrons everr collide with one another since ones occupying the same orbital are spin paired .??

Isayan_Natalie_3L
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Re: Elecrons

Postby Isayan_Natalie_3L » Sat Dec 03, 2016 4:02 pm

More of a conceptual physics question, but electrons don't collide. Placing electrons in orbitals is a way of classifying energy levels, not there positions in space.

Banik_Housepian_2K
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Re: Elecrons

Postby Banik_Housepian_2K » Sat Dec 03, 2016 4:38 pm

you also have to think about the fact that electrons have the same charge and we know that alike charges repel and it would be very hard to get electrons to collide.


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