electron number

electron number

[i′lek‚trän ‚nəm·bər]
(atomic physics)
The number of electrons in an ion or atom.
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A Mobius molecule will be aromatic only when the electron number is a multiple of four, Miliordos reports online December 28 in Physical Review A.
Such spectra "depend drastically upon the size of dots and on the electron number," Ashoori says.

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