energy-level diagram

energy-level diagram

[′en·ər·jē ‚lev·əl dī·ə‚gram]
(quantum mechanics)
A diagram in which the energy levels of a quantized system are indicated by distances of horizontal lines from a zero energy level. Also known as energy diagram; level scheme.
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An x-ray emission line (or diagram line) resulting from a transition between two levels in the energy-level diagram is frequently accompanied by satellites (or non-diagram lines), i.

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