Radii of orbits in $He^{2+}$

Jan 2020
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Is it possible to calculate the radii of orbits in $He^{2+}$ using Bohr's equation?

Answer: It is not possible to compute radii of orbits in \(\displaystyle He^{2+}\) formed positively charged ions(cations) resulting from the loss off the $1s^2$ electrons
\(\displaystyle He(1s^2)\rightarrow He^{2+}+(2e^{-})\)

I don't know if I am right or wrong. If any member want to express his answer may reply.
 

topsquark

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Jul 2013
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I think you are on the right track, but I'd state it differently. \(\displaystyle \text{He} ^{2+}\) has no electrons so how could there be an orbit?

Is it possible they were looking for the Bohr radius of \(\displaystyle \text{He} ^+\) and there's a typo?

-Dan
 
Jan 2020
16
0
Mumbai(Bombay), Maharashtra State, India.
I think you are on the right track, but I'd state it differently. \(\displaystyle \text{He} ^{2+}\) has no electrons so how could there be an orbit?

Is it possible they were looking for the Bohr radius of \(\displaystyle \text{He} ^+\) and there's a typo?

-Dan
Hello,

It's not a typo, it is foxy question, just to test the reader's prudence.;)
 
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