explain how the path of an electron differs in Bohr's model and in the modern model of the atom
science - SraJMcGin, Friday, December 18, 2009 at 10:00am
science - drwls, Saturday, December 19, 2009 at 1:48am
In the modern model (quantum mechanics), the electron does not follow a path. It exists within a "probability cloud", the shape of which depends upon the energy and angular momentumn of the electron. It is impossible to tell where it is at a particular time.