electron energy level

electron energy level

[i′lek‚trän ′en·ər·jē ‚lev·əl]
(atomic physics)
A quantum-mechanical concept for energy levels of electrons about the nucleus; electron energies are functions of each particular atomic species.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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