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The “Old Quantum Theory”

  • Herbert CapellmannEmail author
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in History of Science and Technology book series (BRIEFSHIST)

Abstract

This chapter provides a brief description of the central elements of the Bohr-Sommerfeld “Old Quantum Theory”.

Keywords

Ritz’ combination principle Bohr’s atomic model Bohr’s frequency condition Electron orbits “Virtual oscillators” Stationary states Compton effect Bohr-Kramers-Slater Theory (“BKS-Theory”) “Virtual radiation” 

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© The Author(s) 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut f. Theoretische PhysikRWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany

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