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  1. Angular momentum, in the form of “spin” is transferred to or from the photon. but read this to get a better idea of what you are trying to say…

  2. you sure? “When an electron moves from a higher orbital to a lower orbital, the atom emits a photon. … Angular momentum is conserved only if there’s no external forces, in this case the electron gains energy by light or by heat wich is kinetic energy.”

  3. Hmmm, i can see how a simplistic view of conservation of energy indicates that “the closer you get, the faster you go” but I think the analogy ends there. Electrons don’t even actually orbit the center of atoms, that was just a way to explain it, way back. Sorry.