The Rotini Model of an Atom

$\theta \left(t\right) = \theta_{0} +\omega t$

such that $\mathbf{A}$ is whirling about its polar axis with an angular frequency of $\omega$. The rotation supposedly blurs variations in the electric and magnetic radii leaving an effective orbital radius $R$ that is then used to represent the atom as a rotating cylinder. This rotating cylinder model smooths out some rough edges, but it is still incomplete because the electromagnetic part of the quark metric is larger than the other non-polar components. So one radial direction is predominant and the atom is shaped more like a piece of**rotini**pasta than a solid cylinder. This corkscrew spiral is approximated by a geometric curve called a helicoid and mathematically described by radii of

$\rho_{x} = R \cos{\! 2 \theta}$and$\rho_{y} = R \sin{\! 2 \theta }$and$\begin{align} \rho_{z} = \frac{ \lambda \theta}{2 \pi} \end{align}$

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