Abstract of the structure of an atom

Abstract of the structure of an atom

A152/0027 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 33.3MB

Downloadable file size: 1.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Computer abstract representation of the structure of an atom. It is formed by a dense central region, the nucleus, in which protons and neutrons (blue) are closely packed together. In the model here represented the nucleus is surrounded by electrons which move around the nucleus in elliptical orbits (green). This is the old, classical atomic model which was supplanted by the quantum mechanics theory. According to the quantum model it is not possible to specify a precise trajectory for the electrons moving around the nucleus. The quantum theory gives instead the distribution of the probability of finding an electron in a given element of space.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: abstract, art, artwork, atom, atom computer graphi, atomic structure, chemical, chemistry, computer, computer representation, electron, graphic, in atom, nucleus, particle physics

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.