electric potential

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electric potential

the potential difference between charged particles. See also potential.
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As the simplest example, we consider a hydrogen atom in the Earth gravitational field, where we take into account only kinetic and Coulomb potential energies of an electron in a curved spacetime.
During the process of emission and retrapping, the electrons meet a potential energy [phi](x) that is the superposition of the Coulomb potential of the emitting site and the Coulomb potential of the retrapping one, and given by
The particular value of the frequency of vibration determined by the Coulomb potential in a quantum of space depends on the position of this quantum of space.