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By Eugene Oks

The publication offers the subsequent counterintuitive theoretical effects breaking a number of paradigms of quantum mechanics and supplying replacement interpretations of a few vital phenomena in atomic and molecular physics. 1) Singular suggestions of the Schrödinger and Dirac equations shouldn't have been regularly rejected: they could clarify the experimental high-energy tail of the linear momentum distribution within the flooring nation of hydrogenic atoms. program: a distinct method to try intimate information of the nuclear constitution by means of acting atomic (rather than nuclear) experiments and calculations. 2) cost trade will not be an inherently quantal phenomenon, yet really has classical roots. software: continuum reducing in plasmas. three) the main hard challenge of classical physics that resulted in the advance of quantum mechanics — the failure to give an explanation for the steadiness of atoms — will be solved inside a classical formalism that has its roots in Dirac's works. The underlying physics will be interpreted as a non-Einsteinian time dilation. four) In two-electron atoms/ions, the spin-spin interplay (singular in its nature), frequently thought of unimportant, makes an important contribution to the binding power. five) In magnetized plasmas the normal Inglis-Teller thought, in regards to the variety of saw traces in spectral sequence of hydrogen, breaks down. program: new plasma diagnostic. 6) Extrema in transition energies of molecules/quasimiolecules may end up in dips (rather than often thought of satellites) inside spectral strains. program: the experimental decision of charges of cost alternate among multicharged ions — vital for magnetic fusion in Tokamaks, for inhabitants inversion within the tender x-ray and VUV levels, for ion garage units, and for astrophysics.

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