Schrödinger atom

Schrö·​ding·​er atom | \ ˈshrā|diŋər-, ˈshrə(r)| \

Definition of Schrödinger atom

: a conception of atomic structure in which a nucleus of positive electricity is embedded in and surrounded by concentric spherical shells of diffuse negative electricity

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History and Etymology for Schrödinger atom

after Erwin Schrödinger †1961 German physicist

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“Schrödinger atom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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