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Electron Orbits

Caption: This graphic shows electrons that move along an equipotential, while those that follow closed equipotentials (as in a potential-energy valley) become localized (right). The arrows denote the magnetic field, while hills and valleys are small potential fluctuations.

Credit: Courtesy of Phillip First

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