subshell


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subshell

[′səb‚shel]
(atomic physics)
Electrons of an atom within the same shell (energy level) and having the same azimuthal quantum numbers. Also known as sublevel.
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The integration is over all electrons that can ionize the subshell of interest, energy [E.
x] is the number of electrons in the subshell and [b.
To calculate the ionization cross section for the subshell Eq.
I have now completed systematic calculations of the electron ionization cross sections from all subshells that might be relevant for microanalysis.