electric quadrupole transition

electric quadrupole transition

[i¦lek·trik ′kwä·drə‚pōl tran′zish·ən]
(atomic physics)
A transition of an atom or molecule from one energy state to another, in which electric quadrupole radiation is emitted or absorbed.
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2] are derived from the electric quadrupole transition probabilities B([E.
The electric quadrupole transition operator employed in this study is:
The electric quadrupole transition operator [18] employed in this study is given by:
The electric quadrupole transition operator [16] employed in this study is given by: