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core electron

[′kȯr i‚lek‚trän]
(atomic physics)
An electron in a filled shell of an atom.
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The W-parameter is more sensitive to the annihilation with high momentum core electrons and is defined as the ratio of counts in the wing regions of the peak to the total counts in the peak.
Polarization of the core electrons by the valence electron is important in alkali metal atoms.
Polarization of the core electrons by valence electrons affects the potential in which the valence electrons move.