energy level

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a definite stable energy that a physical system can have

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The book then covers atomic energy levels, electronic behavior, nuclear structure, and resonance before moving onto atomic interactions, multiphoton processes, coherence, and lineshapes.
This quantum-logic clock, based on atomic energy levels in the aluminum ion, Al+, has an uncertainty of 1 second per 3.7 billion years, translating to 1 part in 8.6 x 10-18, due to a number of small effects that shift the actual tick rate of the clock.
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.
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