atomic energy level


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atomic energy level

[ə′täm·ik ′en·ər·jē ‚lev·əl]
(atomic physics)
A definite value of energy possible for an atom, either in the ground state or an excited condition.
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To correct for the BBR shift, the team used the quantum theory of atomic structure to calculate the BBR shift of the atomic energy levels of the aluminum ion.
In other words, the act of observing an atom to determine its state can interfere with quantum jumps between atomic energy levels.

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