energy level

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a definite stable energy that a physical system can have

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To correct for the BBR shift, the team used the quantum theory of atomic structure to calculate the BBR shift of the atomic energy levels of the aluminum ion.
This process results in shifts of the atomic energy levels, which, in turn, affect the frequencies of light that are emitted and absorbed in experiments.
The researchers can now make extremely sensitive measurements of the light emitted and absorbed by the trapped atoms, providing the first experimental results on various transitions between atomic energy levels in francium.
By precisely measuring the wavelengths of these X-rays, the researchers could calculate a quantity known as the Lamb shift, a small change in atomic energy levels caused by interactions between electrons bound to a nucleus but still moving around.
In other words, the act of observing an atom to determine its state can interfere with quantum jumps between atomic energy levels.
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