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Atomic Structure

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In this chapter a brief description of the energy-level structure of atomic systems will be given. This will not include a rigorous quantum-mechanical treatment, but will deal with more qualitative aspects. The atomic structures that are explored with the spectroscopic techniques discussed in this text will be described. For a more complete treatment the reader is referred to standard textbooks on atomic physics and quantum mechanics [2.12.22.

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Atomic Structure Rydberg Atom Alkali Atom Outer Electron Angular Momentum Vector 
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsLund Institute of TechnologyLundSweden

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