Derivation of the The Fine Structure Constant in Terms of the Electronic Charge and Planck's Constant [Gulko_TothMaatRev_v11n4(1993)5465-5466.PDF]
Quantum Theory / Particle Physics
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fine structure constant, Planck's constant, electronic charge, hydrogen
We have accordingly derived the equation α =2πe²/hc without reference to relativity, the concept of electron orbital motion, or of any aspect of hydrogen, and have thus salvaged this equation.