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when a atom goes into the quantum transition by the electron jumping down a orbit, a photon is emited but wher does this photon come from (the laws of conservation of mass) and how does it get the signal to jump down a orbit?

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when a atom goes into the quantum transition by the electron jumping down a orbit, a photon is emited but wher does this photon come from (the laws of conservation of mass) and how does it get the signal to jump down a orbit?

The lower orbital has less energy. ("Lower" is a description of the energy) The rest mass of the atom is lower (and is not a conserved quantity). This has been experimentally confirmed in a nuclear transition; atomic ones are too small of a difference to measure.

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thank, but how does the photon get emmited? does it just brake apart from the electron?

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It's created in the interaction.

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in the interaction of what? is it the energys of the orbit and electron that gives off throught photons?

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The electron and nucleus interact (mainly) electromagnetically. The atomic energy levels are the result.

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so the energy loss of the electron going down a orbit is givin of through a photon?

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so the energy loss of the electron going down a orbit is givin of through a photon?

 

Yes.

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