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.
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Scientists can use the bevy of electron energy level observations to hypothesize and subsequently model in rigorous detail what is happening inside the Van Allen belts, both during and in between geomagnetic storms.
The overall principle of quantified electron energy level transitions in both AES and AAS provided a concrete connection between the two analytic applications.
The notes were intended as a student reference to question, highlight and write over as much as they wish during an initial practical demonstration of the threshold concept being introduced, in this case inferring the existence of quantized electron energy levels in atoms from class room observations.
Polzik describe the application of squeezed light to the detection of a particular transition from one electron energy level to another in a cesium atom.
Or put another way, it's the potential energy barrier of the highest electron energy level in the emitter material.
Accelerators with at least two photon energy levels and 5 electron energy levels 4 to 18 MeV.
The energy imparted to the Auger electron is dependent on the position of the electron energy levels involved.
It can measure displacements below 1 pm and resolve electron energy levels separated by 600 [micro]V.
The electron energy levels of an atom can be thought of as comprising two types: core energy levels belonging to electrons that are tightly bound to the nucleus of an atom and valence levels belonging to those electrons that are weakly bound.
The number of peaks in the XPS spectrum corresponds to the number of occupied electron energy levels whose BEs are lower than the x-ray energy.