electron transition

electron transition

[i′lek‚trän tran′zish·ən]
(quantum mechanics)
Change of an electron from one state to another, accompanied by emission or absorption of electromagnetic radiation.
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The Japanese team reports its observation of so-called nuclear excitation by electron transition, or NEET, in the Aug.
This was accomplished by using an external maser to induce "optical transparency" in the medium by introducing and destructively interfering the ground electron transitions between two paths, so that the likelihood for the ground electrons to absorb any energy has been cancelled.

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