Bohr theory


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Bohr theory

[′bȯr ‚thē·ə·rē]
(atomic physics)
A theory of atomic structure postulating an electron moving in one of certain discrete circular orbits about a nucleus with emission or absorption of electromagnetic radiation necessarily accompanied by transitions of the electron between the allowed orbits.
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